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Mr. Midge - male

Mr. Midge - Male
Dallas, Dallas Arboretum, Dallas County, Texas, USA
October 28, 2009
Size: 15-17mm est.
Had hoped for a lovely day, but it turned out to be in the 50's and damp. These Midges were everywhere.

Moved from Chironomini.

Moved from ID Request. I've seen this same species (probably) from Oklahoma. A closeup of the male genitalia (tail) would be helpful.

Next year!
They seem to be abundant every Fall in that location. Do they like water? The arboretum is on a lake.

Midges like water
Midge larvae live in water and adults are usually found adjacent to water.

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