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Gnats, mosquitos, midges, sand flies or other similar little beasties which annoy and pester us, by drilling holes in our skin and removing our precious blood, or just biting us to make us itch.... I'll also allow crane flies and other related insects with slender bodies and long legs. Show us these insects, preferably outside in their natural environment. OR you can capture their image inside your home while they are biting you, but that is probably your problem.... :-( Not photographed under studio lights please; think natural! Entries of house or blowflies, bees, spiders etc will be swatted before being DQ'd. Google Wikipedia if you are in doubt whether your insect is in the gnat/ mosquito family. SIZE DOES MATTER! See below.
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Saturday, 18th August, 2012 (GMT)
Saturday, 25th August, 2012 – Friday, 31st August, 2012 (GMT)
Saturday, 1st September, 2012 – Friday, 7th September, 2012 (GMT)
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Adult stage of the Bloodworm. The Bloodworm lives in water where it pupates. The midge emerges from the pupa and 'walks' on water until the wings have extended to their full size and the plumes have dried.
|Submitted:||Saturday, 25th August, 2012 09:09 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Monday, 1st February, 2010|
|Focal length:||100 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/180 sec|
|Notes:||On-camera flash used.|
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