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Mycetophilid pupae from bird nest-box?
Holenester
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Posted on 12-01-2019 16:08
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Collected from bird nest-box occupied by Great Tit. Could it be Mycetophilidae?
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Mycetophilidae do not form a puparium, pupating outside of the last larval exuvia. As a result, legs, wings, and head sheaths are distinct. The pupae you have photographed here belong to a family of Calyptratae or Acalyptratae.
 
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Oh, shame Shock
Thanks for explanations and suggestions.
 
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