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Midge - male

Midge - Male
Las Vegas Wash within the Clark County Wetlands Park, Clark County, Nevada, USA
April 9, 2012

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Moved from Chironominae.

Moved from Midges.

Chironominae, but I'm not sure what kind from this angle. A dorsal shot of wing veins and terminalia could help. It may have the constriction at the base of tergite 8 that is found in many Tanytarsini and all Polypedilum, and it lacks some appendages that Polypedilum would have. I get a different number of segments each time I count the flagellum.

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of the wings and terminalia. Thanks for the ID help.

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