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Photo#84763
Odd Duck - Tanypus neopunctipennis - female

Odd Duck - Tanypus neopunctipennis - Female
Stonecoal Wildlife Management Area, Lewis County, West Virginia, USA
June 23, 2005
Look at those huge legs, especially the rear ones!

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Moved from subgenus Apelopia.

The other species of the subgenus should not be found in West Virginia.

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Moved from Tanypus.

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Moved from Midges.

Spotty
Many (most? all?) of the brown spotted midges are subfamily Tanypodinae but I would need a better look at wing veins to check against the key.

In particular, the wing spot pattern is similar to Tanypus

 
Tanypus (Apelopia)
I'm convinced now this is Tanypus subgenus Apelopia.

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