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Fungus gnat - Paleoplatyura - male

Fungus gnat - Paleoplatyura - Male
Medford, Jackson County, Oregon, USA
April 19, 2009
Size: 5mm
Attracted to light. Fungus gnats can be separated from the closely related and commonly found root gnats (sciarids) by their wing venation.

Moved from Predatory Fungus Gnats.

Paleoplatyura based on short R-M crossvein. Probably Paleoplatyura aldrichii.

Moved from Fungus Gnats. Note wing venation.

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