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Chironomids

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In North America there are over two thousand species; in Britain there are at least 430; while there are over 600 species in mainland Europe; over 200 in Australia; and even more the world over. Where they are found, the … Continue reading

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Two-winged flies

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The order of insects Diptera, Two-winged Flies, is made up of several thousand species on every continent with great variance of form and habit, occupying diverse niches. They can be broadly divided into aquatic and land-bred or terrestrial species. Only … Continue reading