Gnat or midge

Gnat or midge

Observation - Gnat or midge - UK and Ireland. Description: I watched as these non-biting midges immersed their feet in fresh spruce resin. They did not appear to be struggling much but their fate was sealed. A day later and many were fully encased - amber to be?. A midge in the family Chironomidae possibly Chiro

I watched as these non-biting midges immersed their feet in fresh spruce resin. They did not appear to be struggling much but their fate was sealed. A day later and many were fully encased - amber to be?.
A midge in the family Chironomidae possibly Chironomus plumosus
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