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Previous events

Unknow Insect - Toxorhynchites rutilus

Unknow Insect - Toxorhynchites rutilus
Balsam, Jackson County, North Carolina, USA
June 3, 2011
I found this insect mid-day on a cone flower leaf along my driveway. There is a mountain stream about a hundred yards away.
Thank you for any information you can provide.

Moved from Mosquitoes.

Moved from ID Request.

Elephant mosquito, male

Elephant Mosquito
Thank you for you fast response. I could not find it in any of my Guide Books.

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