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Photo#268449
Midge - Chironomus

Midge - Chironomus
The Arboretum, Guelph (N43º32'07"W080º13'06"), Wellington, Ontario, Canada
April 18, 2009
Size: 10.0 mm
Pupation two days after collection. These things appear to respire with gill structures, as they rest on the bottom and undulate continuously, unless they are disturbed (upon which they exhibit thanatosis).

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