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Midge - Cricotopus - female

Midge - Cricotopus - Female
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
June 6, 2021
I think the midge may be in the Genus Cricotopus. It looks as if the midge may have a horsehair worm (Nematomorpha) parasite. I thought it was surprising to see such a small insect with this parasite.

Moved from ID Request.

Cricotopus female
Midges usually get hit by nematodes - this may be one. The other two flies are also chironomids.

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