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Non-biting Midge

A large non-biting midge (family Chironomidae) photographed 24 April 2005 by B Crowley

A large non-biting midge (family Chironomidae) photographed 24 April 2005 by B Crowley

A Non-biting midge (Chironomus) – female on window pane, underside view.
The body length of this specimen was ~10mm.
(24 April 2005)


Group: Insects
Order: Diptera
Family: Chironomidae
Species: Chironomus plumosus
Common Name: Non-biting Midge
Author: B Crowley

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