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Possible Mosquitoe

Observed: 11th April 2013 By: jenjen21jenjen21’s reputation in Invertebratesjenjen21’s reputation in Invertebratesjenjen21’s reputation in Invertebrates

About 15-20mm. Has short antennae, and lacks any visible proboscis. Found in large numbers indoors (but windows have been open).
Has two large black markings on the outsider of the wings, and dark veins. Flies a like a cranefly. Body yellow and black strips. Legs mostly yellow, with black knees.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Window Midge

This family (Anisopodidae) contain a number of species that are midge like and often found on windows and are collectively known, unsurprisingly, as Window Midges.