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Flies

Observed: 5th May 2010 By: DioctriaDioctria’s reputation in InvertebratesDioctria’s reputation in InvertebratesDioctria’s reputation in InvertebratesDioctria’s reputation in InvertebratesDioctria’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Pair of tiny flies. Some form of midge perhaps? (View full size to see the wonderful antennae on the male.)

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Ceratopogonidae interacts

Comments

moongirl01's picture

Antennae

I love the photo and I agree that the male's antennae are wonderful!

John Bratton's picture

I've had a look on

I've had a look on Diptera.info and am now fairly sure these are Ceratopogonidae.

Dioctria's picture

Thanks

Thanks John, although I don't have a marsh in the garden they were next to the plant-clogged (and fishless) garden pond which I presume would be suitable habitat.

David