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Chironomidae (Midges) - Procladius - male

Chironomidae (Midges) - Procladius - Male
Baiting Hollow, Suffolk County, New York, USA
September 8, 2008
Found on zinnia leaf.

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Moved
Moved from Tanypodinae.

Moved
Moved from Midges.

Closer?
Do you have a closer picture? This may be one of the underrepresented subfamilies but I would need a clearer picture of the wing veins or tip of abdomen to check. Were you within easy flying distance of the ocean? That would add a subfamily to consider.

 
midge
All poorly exposed but I added them anyway. Maybe you can see something I can't.
Taken at top edge of 100 ft. bluff on on Long Island Sound, mostly sand, surrounding woods with beech, white oak, wild cherry, poison ivy, cat briar, beach grass and other associated native plants with some ornamentals. There is also a brackish marsh nearby at sea level. This one was found on a zinnia leaf.

 
Tanypodinae picture

 
Maybe Tanypodinae
I suspect Tanypodinae, but I'm not at all confident. Eventually I hope to get better guides.

a chironomid --
nicely shot, too

 
chironomid
Thanks =v=, once again.

I've been looking through but haven't seen a match as yet, but there are more to go.

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