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Chironomus group

Bug - Axarus fly - male Chironomus Midge? - female Chironomidae - Chironomus - male Green Midge - Dicrotendipes - male Chrionomidae of some type? - male Midge IMG_6255 - Chironomus - male Chironomidae - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Culicomorpha (Mosquitoes and Midges)
Family Chironomidae (Midges)
Subfamily Chironominae
Tribe Chironomini
No Taxon Chironomus group
Male flagellum 11-segmented, inferior volsellae large. Frontal tubercles often present. Typically larger species.
Includes Chironomus, Einfeldia, Glyptotendipes, and other close relatives.