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Midge - Polypedilum

Midge - Polypedilum
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
May 17, 2008

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Moved from Polypedilum Group.

Moved from Chironomini.

Moved from Chironominae. Maybe Polypedilum (Pentapedilum) sordens. Can't be Glyptotendipes due to hairy wings.

Do you have a closeup of the top of the thorax showing hairs?

Close up added
Hope it helps.

This might be Glyptotendipes. A closer view of the abdomen and a more frontal view of the head and pronotum would help.

This was the only picture I took of this midge.

Can you crop to the first six segments of the abdomen?

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Hope this other image gives you the detail you're looking for.

Moved from Midges.

No M-Cu crossvein, first segment of front tarsus long. Length isn't visible but it's at least as long as the tibia and that's what the key asks.

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