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Nematocera (Nematocera)
...era belong to the Insect Order Diptera. Examples of Nematocera families are: Anisopodidae, Bibionidae, winter crane flies, crane flies, net-winged midges, blackfly, gall midges, biting midgets, dark-winged fungus gnats, minute black scavenger flies, phantom midges, phantom crane Flies, Chironomidae, moth flies, mosquitoes, Macroceridae, and fungus gnats. In Germany, mosquitoes and crane flies are the most common.
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Phantom midges
The phantom midges (Chaoboridae) are a family in the order two-winged flies (Diptera), the suborder thread-horned flies (Nematocera), the infraorder Culicomorpha and the superfamily Culicoidea is. In former times this family was classified as the subfamily Ch...
>> Mosquitoes -> Phantom midges
...cans, Chaoborus maculipes, Chaoborus obscuripes, Chaoborus punctipennis, Chaoborus trivittatus, Corethra plumicornis, Cryophila lapponica, Eucorethra rutilus, Eucorethra underwoodi, Mochlonyx cinctipes, Mochlonyx fuliginosus and Mochlonyx velutinus. Phantom midges are commonly found throughout the world, especially in the Palaearctic. Adult phantom midges have slender and graceful bodies. They can reach body lengths of 2-10 mm. Their bodies are light yellow, greenish, or almost transparent and are reminiscent of mosquitoes.
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The mouth parts of phantom midges are atrophied and functional in some species and in others not. Phantom midges cannot sting. Their eyes do not touch but create a crescent shape around the base of their antennae. The long antennae of the males are feathered and comprise 13-15 segments. The pedipalps are divided into three to five segments. Dot eye...
>> Mosquitoes -> Phantom midges
The larvae of the phantom midges live (standing vertically) in water. Their body is transparent (glass rods larvae). They have antennae, which are also shaped in such a way as to function as holding devices for the capture of small insects (eg mosquito larvae) or crustacean...
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Chaoborus crystallinus
Chaoborus crystallinus belong to the genus Chaoborus, in the order of two winged flies (Diptera), the suborder thread-horned flies (Nematocera), the infraorder Culicomorpha, the superfamily Culicoidea, the family phantom midges (Chaoboridae), and the subfamily Chaoborinae. Chaoborus crystallinus are a European species.
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Query: Phantom midge - Chaoboridae
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Query: Phantom midge - Chaoborus crystallinus
Phantom midge - Chaoborus crystallinus
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