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Clogmia albipunctata is commonly called the filterfly, mothmidge or mothfly. It belongs to the Suborder Nematocera (long-horned flies) within the Order Diptera (flies and mosquitoes). Nematocera are unique among the Diptera for having many segmented antennae that are often long. The larvae of Nematocera typically inhabit moist habitats and have well-developed heads and mandibles that move laterally.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by RMFelix
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By RMFelix

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Uploaded Nov 8, 2017. Captured Aug 9, 2017 15:53.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/8.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO100
  • 50mm