Daily Archives: April 27, 2011

Random Insect: Common midge

Flies (order Diptera) can be divided into two large groups, the Brachycera and the Nematocera.  The latter group includes mosquitoes (family Culicidae) and many other flies that resemble mosquitoes.  Among these mosquito-like flies are the common midges (family Chironomidae). There … Continue reading

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