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Photo#650698
Nematocera? - Telmatogeton alaskensis - male

Nematocera? - Telmatogeton alaskensis - Male
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
June 1, 2012
Female?

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Nematocera? - Telmatogeton alaskensis - male Nematocera? - Telmatogeton alaskensis - male Nematocera? - Telmatogeton alaskensis - male Nematocera? - Telmatogeton alaskensis

Moved
Moved from Flies. If my ID is correct this is a new subfamily for the guide.

 
The location is only a couple hundred yards from ...
...the ocean. Thanks for the ID. Considering the dark color of the species am amazed you could ID it. Thanks, John!

Paraclunio alaskensis?
I wonder if this is Paraclunio alaskensis (now Thalassomyia, I think; I'll have to check). It is a marine species but a good flyer. How far from the ocean are you?

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Midge?
Resembles Chasmatonotus. Do you have any more pictures?

 
Yes. mostly pretty similar to this angle of view...
...some of a slightly more dorsal vantage. I could post some closer crops of various structures.

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