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Mosquito (I think) - Glyptotendipes - male

Mosquito (I think) - Glyptotendipes - Male
Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA
July 15, 2012
Size: 5.5 mm
It was attracted to my porch light.

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Mosquito (I think) - Glyptotendipes - male Mosquito (I think) - Glyptotendipes - male Mosquito (I think) - Glyptotendipes - male Mosquito (I think) - Glyptotendipes - male

Moved
Moved from Mosquitoes.

Moved
Moved from Mosquitoes.

Chironomini
May be Glyptotendipes.

 
Thanks!
Could you clear up (a little of) my ignorance? I understand that mosquitoes have wing scales and midges do not. What are the wing scales? I assumed (incorrectly) that the hair on the edges of the wings are wing scales.

 
Membrane
References to hair and scales on wings usually mean hair or scales on the membrane, not the edge. A hairy fringe is very common in Nematocera.

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