Diamesinae indet 4

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  • mentum: 1 middle prominent very pale, 5-6 lateral, submental setation below the outermost tooth;
  • premandible: 4(5?) teeth;
  • mandible: 6-1-0-0 (inner-apical-dorsal-surface), note: the 6 inner teeth have the pattern: 4 normal + 1 small + 1 normal, a lot of seta interna;
  • antenna: 5 segments;
  • 3rd? instar

Head 1 (3rd? instar):

Head 2 (3rd? instar):

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#1 HQ Tang wrote at April 15 Tue, 2008, 12:21 (+0000 UTC) answer homepage

The median teeth of mentum is very prominent, also the mental extesion is well developed. I can not see clearly whether or not the middle teeth is lower than other or not, it looks like Diamesa bertrami or Arctodiamesa sp? I am not sure, the metum is not very clear, but it looks like an IV instar larva.

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