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Dorsal surfaces of ORTHOCLAD head capsules

Started by Martin Spies, March 13, 2022, 01:12:18 PM

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Martin Spies

The image in this post indicates that dorsal surfaces of larval head capsules merit attention not only on specimens of Chironominae.

Larval head capsule from Germany, Northrhine-Westphalia. Provisional designation: Acamptocladius sp. "Dalheim, NRW". NOTE the distinct reticular pattern on the dorsal surface (center of image). Photo author and owner: Thomas Bendt.

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