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Group 2

 
Family Chaoboridae - Antennae are prehensile - they are long and bend over the front of the head (Fig. 1), and lacking mouth brushes. Overall appearance like Figure 2.

Chaoboridae head Chaoboridae body
 
Family Culicidae - Antennae are not prehensile (Fig. 3) and mouth brushes present. General appearance like Figure 4.

Culicidae head Culicidae body
 

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