Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Previous events


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#650742
mosquito? with mites - Gonomyia sulphurella - female

mosquito? with mites - Gonomyia sulphurella - Female
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
May 24, 2012
Size: 4 mm
I'm having trouble figuring out this head - any suggestions re maxillary palpus & nasus?

Images of this individual: tag all
cranefly ID? - Gonomyia sulphurella - female mosquito? with mites mosquito? with mites - Gonomyia sulphurella - female

Moved
Moved from Gonomyia.

Moved
Moved from Crane Flies.

Short palp
The first photo shows a short palp. In general, Tipulinae (Tipulidae) are large and Limoniinae (Limoniidae) are small.

 
guess it's Limoniidae then
the Pennsylvania key leads there as long as the palp is short - venation matches L.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.