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Possible Non biting Midge

Observed: 2nd May 2010 By: GentalisGentalis’s reputation in InvertebratesGentalis’s reputation in InvertebratesGentalis’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Found on comfrey near dyke next to hedgrow

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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cranefly

Chironomids do look a bit like this, but they usually have feathered, almost brush-like antennae (at least in the males), and narrower wings with simpler venation. Standing up on long legs is more typical of craneflies.

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