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Midge (?) with thick but not feathery antennae - Procladius - male

Midge (?) with thick but not feathery antennae - Procladius - Male
Modoc National Forest, Janes Reservoir, Modoc County, California, USA
May 31, 2018
Size: ca 8 mm
I beat this large, dark, midge-like fly from a cypress tree. Might be a male midge? Antennae are thickened but not feathery...

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Midge (?) with thick but not feathery antennae - Procladius - male Midge (?) with thick but not feathery antennae - Procladius - male Midge (?) with thick but not feathery antennae - Procladius - male Midge (?) with thick but not feathery antennae - Procladius - male

Young male
Newly emerged males have antenna hairs laying flat along the shaft.

 
Cool -
very helpful for future reference - thanks!

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Moved from Flies.

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