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Chironomus sp. extreme macro, frontal, Heesch, Netherlands <figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/94562/chironomus_sp._extreme_macro_side_view_heesch_netherlands.html" title="Chironomus sp. extreme macro, side view, Heesch, Netherlands"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/94562_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1645660810&Signature=1ixHCBXtTg7IU0My8MhWovY5aTg%3D" width="200" height="154" alt="Chironomus sp. extreme macro, side view, Heesch, Netherlands https://www.jungledragon.com/image/94561/midge_extreme_macro_frontal_heesch_netherlands.html Extreme Macro,WeMacro" /></a></figure> Extreme Macro,Extreme Macro Portraits,WeMacro Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Chironomus sp. extreme macro, frontal, Heesch, Netherlands

Chironomus sp. extreme macro, side view, Heesch, Netherlands https://www.jungledragon.com/image/94561/midge_extreme_macro_frontal_heesch_netherlands.html Extreme Macro,WeMacro

    comments (14)

  1. What a badass! Posted one year ago
    1. Hope you can sleep at night :) Posted one year ago
  2. Yep, it's a midge. And, it has fantastic halteres! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you, had to look up what that means and learned something new. I can now use this on FB and look very smart.

      By the way, would you know which family of midge this is?
      Posted one year ago
      1. Looks like Chironomidae, Chironomus sp. Posted one year ago
        1. Perfect, seeing a lot of comparable species for that genus, thanks! Posted one year ago
          1. No prob :). There are a few similar species, but I'm not sure which one(s) are most common in your area and can't match the thoracic pattern without a dorsal shot. Posted one year ago
            1. I checked, and most are identified to the genus level only. Still nice to know the genus, thanks so much! Posted one year ago
              1. Sure thing ;) Posted one year ago
  3. Absolutely flabbergasting Ferdy.
    Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks! Now it's a matter of waiting for the first real mosquito to appear in the bedroom :) Posted one year ago
      1. If there's one thing I hate, mosquito's in my bedroom. Posted one year ago
        1. Same here. That's why I have a fair deal for them: if they put their pin in my body, I put a pin in their body. Posted one year ago
  4. Uau! Great photograph, really amazing work my friend. Posted 4 months ago

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Uploaded May 21, 2020. Captured May 3, 2020 21:05.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/1.2
  • 1/640s
  • ISO64
  • 50mm