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Winter flying Limoniidae???
Kees Boele
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Posted on 05-02-2021 21:53

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When luring moths with syrup a lot of these Limoniidae arrived. Any chance to get an ID?
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Juergen Peters
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Trichocera sp. (Trichoceridae, "winter midges").
Edited by Juergen Peters on 06-02-2021 20:51
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Kees Boele
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Posted on 06-02-2021 17:45

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Thanks Juergen, Next time I shall collect it for a definitive ID
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