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Photo#261705
blood red midge

blood red midge
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
March 28, 2009
Size: 16mm
Dip netted from Wrangling Brook.

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Moved
Moved from Chironominae.

Near Harnischia
Free-living Chironominae belong to the "Harnischia complex", a group of hard-to-distinguish genera.

Moved
Moved from Midges.

Head
Do you have a closer head shot?

 
Head shot
I just added the only half decent head shot I could manage. I spent 20 minutes just on this one bug trying to get a few decent shots. This guy just wouldn't stop moving.

cool
nice find.