Pseudosmittia gracilis (Goetghebuer 1913) (Family Chironomidae)


Male

Female

Male Caught in Web of Tetragnatha montana

Length: 1.7-2mm; Wing Length: 1.2mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Winter) ? May - August
(Earliest: 2.3)

Biotopes:
Pond Edge

Peat Bogs and Mires
Food:
(Larva)

Submerged Detritus
Food:
(Adult)

Salix caprea Nectar


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