fg-taxon #52 (Borgmeiermyia sp.)

This is the other half of a pair of very similar taxa (see also fg-taxon #53). This one has a much longer antennal segment 3 and less thoracic dusting.

fg-taxon #52 (specimen #38)fg-taxon #52 (specimen #38)fg-taxon #52 (specimen #38)

And here is a rather spectacular specimen, which is presumed to be the female of this taxon. Note the swollen fore basitarsus; large piercer and opposing bulge covered with tiny bristlets:

fg-taxon-52-female-001

EDIT (Monty Wood 26/9/2010): This is a Borgmeiermyia sp. – but one without the multi-fissicorn antennae.

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