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Chaoborus cf obscuripes
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Posted on 08-11-2019 19:04

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Is it possible to tell spieces of this male?
Photo from 20 August 2019 Kramfors 62 N, E 17 Ă…ngermanland, Sweden.

Thanks for your help in advance

Kurt Holmqvist
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Edited by kurt on 17-11-2019 17:12
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Tony Irwin
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I think this is Chaoborus obscuripes, but it's better to check the shape of the penis valves (requires dissection and a good microscope) to be sure.
Tony Irwin
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Thanks for your help Tony
Kurt Holmqvist
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