Meniscus Midges

Dixidae

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The Dixidae (meniscus midges) are a family of aquatic nematoceran flies (Diptera). The larvae live in unpolluted, standing fresh waters, just beneath the surface film, usually amongst marginal aquatic vegetation. They are found in all continents except Antarctica.

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  1. (c) David Wilson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/8681333
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dixidae

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