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Chironomidae female ?
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Posted on 21-09-2018 19:35

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A Chironomidae female about 5 mm found in East of France (Wittelsheim 68310) September 20th, 2018 in a little wood.
Psectrotanypus varius ? Sorry for the picture, it is only one I have take.
Best regards.
EHRHARDT Michel attached the following image:

Tony Irwin
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Posted on 21-09-2018 21:04
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Yes, this looks OK for P. varius - the wing markings can vary a bit.
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 21-09-2018 22:46

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Thank you very much Tony.
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15.10.18 14:33
Thx Paul

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