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#1 2017-04-06 15:44:33

sabina
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Fannia mollisima and another Chronomidae?

Taken in the garden yesterday.


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#2 2017-04-22 11:51:17

Laurence Clemons
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Re: Fannia mollisima and another Chronomidae?

The first picture is not Fannia mollissima as it does not have the protruding mouth. It is an anthomyiid.

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#3 2017-04-22 15:35:10

Tony Irwin
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Re: Fannia mollisima and another Chronomidae?

The second photo is not a chironomid - I would suggest Dicranomyia, subgenus Melanolimonia (Limoniidae)

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