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Animal Protection Systematic Study

Diptera Associated with Livestock Dung

Key to the Families of Diptera Associated with Cow Dung

Couplet 10

Either: Or:
10a.   Wing with 2 branches of M present; in live specimens wings overlapping when at rest 10a'.   Wing with 1 branch of M present; in live specimens wings held at an angle when at rest
10b.   Postnotum without a longitudinal groove 10b'.   Postnotum with a longitudinal groove
Ceratopogonidae Chironomidae

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First published on the Internet in 2000 by J.M. Cumming
Last updated 18 May 2006 by J.M. Cumming and G.D. Murray

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