Phantom Midges

Chaoboridae

Summary 2

The Chaoboridae, commonly known as phantom midges or glassworms, are a family of fairly common midges with a cosmopolitan distribution. They are closely related to the Corethrellidae and Chironomidae; the adults are differentiated through peculiarities in wing venation.

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  1. (c) Mick Talbot, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/micks-wildlife-macros/5681751202/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaoboridae

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