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Contact: Fredrik Palm
University of Gothenburg

Chaoborus Midges

Caption: The mandibles of Chaoborus midges range in size from 0.1 to 0.4 millimeters. The mandibles found in lake-bottom sediments are species-specific and show which other Chaoborus midge species were present in the lake in different periods of time.

Credit: Fredrik Palm

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