Chironomidae

Chironomidae

Observation - Chironomidae. Description: Chironomidae larvae are very common and easy to distinguish as they have a well developed head capsule with fleshy prolegs located just behind the head. At the end of the abdomen there are a pair of fleshy prolegs.

Chironomidae larvae are very common and easy to distinguish as they have a well developed head capsule with fleshy prolegs located just behind the head. At the end of the abdomen there are a pair of fleshy prolegs.