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Midge - female

Midge - Female
Great Meadows NWR, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
June 16, 2009
Size: 5 mm (approx.)
The bottom of leaves by water's edge is a good place to look for midges. Corbet(1) writes that dragonflies beat vegetation with wings or blow air on midges hiding under leaves to get them to fly.

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Midge - female Midge - female

Moved from Chironomini.

Moved from Chironominae.