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Photo#1182395
tiny gnat-like fly - male

tiny gnat-like fly - Male
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
January 13, 2016
Size: 2.7 mm
A swarm (flying column of dozens of these flies) inside a high tunnel or hoop house filled with ornamental plants (Lantana, Oleander, grasses, etc.). I swatted a couple and this one seemed to be in fair shape.

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tiny gnat-like fly - male tiny gnat-like fly - male

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Chironomidae
Male, probably subfamily Orthocladiinae; given where you caught it, might be a Pseudosmittia or Smittia.

 
Thank you J. H. Epler!
for your kind help and expertise.

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