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Title: Phantom midge (Chaoborus) larva
Description: Slide shows the transparent body of the phantom midge larva with large modified prehensile antennae and swim baldders at front and rear which function as hydrostatic organs to stabilise the larva in the water.
Photographer: Anne Powell
Curator: Freshwater Biological Association
Copyright Holder: Freshwater Biological Association
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Note (original item): Record creation date:2008-08-19 14:59:06
Subject Keywords: Larvae; Invertebrates; Midge; Non-biting midge
Taxonomic Keywords: Chaoborus

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Powell, Anne [Photographer] (2016) Phantom midge (Chaoborus) larva [image] Freshwater Biological Association [publisher] Permalink:

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