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Leuctra inermis Kempny, 1899 (Smooth Needle Fly)

Date 15 May 2004
OS grid ref SU56
Lat/Lon 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Voucher 15/05/2004[A]
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Stage or state Female imago
Record Summary Female, on plastic garden table
Identification Notes: Whorl of tiny hairs at end of each antennal segment but much less evident than in L. geniculata.
Length: 9mm.
Wing length: 5mm.
Subgenital plate with two converging lobes separated by narrow gap, hairy and heavily sclerotised.


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