Pending ID – Chironomidae

Pending ID – Chironomidae

#1 Chironomid Larva (“Bloodworm”)
Early September 2023
nipaluna/Hobart
Swept from debris in a garden pond
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#2. Chironomid Larva (“Bloodworm”)
Early September 2023
nipaluna/Hobart
Swept from debris in a garden pond
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#3
Early January 2014
Sisters Beach
Attracted to light
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#4
Moved to Coelopynia.

#5
Minute midge on sand
Mid April 2015
Marion Bay Beach
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#6
Early October 2019
Bridport
3mm
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#8
Mid May 2017
Knocklofty Reserve Hobart
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#9. Early October 2021
Sisters Beach
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#10.  Early October 2021
Sisters Beach
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#10. 1  Early October 2021
Sisters Beach
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#11. Mid November 2022
Lake Dobson Circuit, Mount Field National Park
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#12. Mid February 2023
Longford
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Larvae
Mid August 2023
Wielangta
Found in a small puddle of water trapped on a plastic barrel.  The larvae were swaying out in the water, but would retreat back into the burrows if disturbed too much.  The milky coloured larva was dead.
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