Chironomidae indet 1
(By Andreas Plank from 14. March 2008, last modified 19. March 2019)
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- mentum: 1 median tooth, 6 lateral
- mandible: 3-1-1-3 (inner-apical-outer-surface)
- postoccipital margin: lateral a broad ligament
- antenna: not available
Head (specimen 1):
Mentum (specimen 1 - worn):
Mentum (specimen 3):
Mandible (specimen 1):
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Mandible (specimen 2):
Andreas Plank wrote at Friday, 14. March 2008 11:22:04
A Diamesinae? Mentum looks like Protanypus, but the mandible seems different ...
HQ Tang wrote at Tuesday, 15. April 2008 11:15:32 (GMT)
The identification of this species is a little difficult, but the mandible is very special. for this case, it is more like a member of Diamesa, D. steinboecki Goeth.?