Larvae on my fountain?

What kind of insect lays small, round, black eggs, on a bubbler fountain, which hatch out to 1 cm larvae? They look like midges but this is a fountain with a re-circulating pump so not stagnant, and the eggs / larvae are on top where there is a good deal of water movement. I live in Oregon, so we're not rampant with odd insects, and I've been looking, but cannot figure it out.

2 Answers

  • 7 years ago
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    Christin is giving you the best advice any asker without a photo can get.

  • 7 years ago

    Try taking some of the eggs and larvae in a plastic bag to your county extension agent's office. They may be able to help you.

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