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Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

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Peter Cranston's guide to larval Chironomidae


Identification Manual for the Larval Chironomidae (Diptera) of North and South Carolina


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The adult males of Chironomidae (Diptera) of the Holarctic Region


The Chironomidae


Endochironomus Kieffer, Tribelos Townes, Synendotendipes, n. gen., and Endotribelos, n. gen. of the Nearctic Region


The genera of larval midges of Canada (Diptera, Chironomidae)


Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 2


Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 1


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Moved


Name


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Male Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae?


Smittia sp. (Chironomidae)


Chironomidae


Chironomidae?


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae...... non-biting


More likely Chironomidae


female Chironomidae midge


Chironomidae larva


Chironomidae exuviae?


Reference


Chironomidae larvae


Midge (Chironomidae)


Possible Chironomidae?


Weird


Not Chironomidae


Tanypodinae


Differences


Long front legs...


Antennae


Just for the record...


could be Chironomidae....


Chironomidae.


Chaoboridae


Compare...


Likely Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Groovy?


Probably Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Midge (Chironomidae)


Midge (Chironomidae)


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae... rather striki


Yes, Chironomidae


firstly: chironomidae... your


Thanks


Chironomidae


female midge


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae?


Chironomidae


Looks like an orthoclad midge


Moved


Very cool!


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Non-biting midge


Chironomidae


Midge


Chironomidae


Chironomidae female


Chironomidae, could be Procladius


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Orthocladiinae


The lack of hindwing sheaths,


Non-biting midge


Chironomidae


Midge?


Chironomidae


Non-biting midge


Chironomidae (midge)


Hi Susan


Non-Biting Midge (Chironomidae)


Chironomidae


Chironomidae maybe


Chironomidae: Tanypodinae


Chironomidae


most likely Psectrotanypus dyari


probably a female chironomid


Non-biting midge


Midges


Hairy antennae


chironomidae


Yes, a midge (Chironomidae?)


Midge


Chironomidae


Midge


Chironomidae


Chironomidae - Cricotopus sp.


chironomidae


Chironomidae


Male non-biting midge


Thank you! I think I've only


Don't know


looks like a midge


I think it's...


chironomidae


Cricotopus


You've probably worked a lot


female Chironominae


Chironomidae


General


chironomidae


chironomidae


Blood worms!


Midges


Certainly appears to be a mid


Chironomidae


chironomidae


Chironomidae


chironomidae


Chironomidae gen.sp.


Well...


Chironomidae


Antennae


midge PUPA


midge


feamle Chironomidae


It does not happen often that


I'm not an expert, but


Chironomidae


Male - Midge


Not unique


NOT a mosquito


Chironomidae, male


chironomidae


chironomidae


Midge


Chironomidae


female Chironomidae


female Chironomidae


Nabidae: Hoplistoscelis sp.


Midge


Female - Midge


Rheotanytarsus sp.


Similar to Pseudodiamesa


Possibly Cricotopus


Chironomidae


Yes, Chironomidae


midge, family Chironomidae


Chironomidae, I reckon


chironomid larva


Chironomidae - Procladius sp.


female Chironomidae


Chironomidae


pupa, not larva


take your pick


Chironomidae


Chironomidae - Coelotanypus concinnus


also a midge


midge


Chasmatonotus


female Chironomidae


Cricotopus


same family but ...


Chironomidae: Tanypodinae


Midge (Chironomidae)


midge


Chironomidae


probably Cricotopus


Male midge


Chironomidae male


most likely Polypedilum scalaenum


Midge


rather, this appears to be a


non-biting midge larva


Maybe Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Forelegs up


Chironomidae?


Chironomidae


Odd


Maybe useful


Cricotopus


Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae: Chironomini


i think


Chironomidae


Ceratopogoninae


They will vanish


Chironomidae


More specific page


Moved


Chironomidae


female non-biting midge


Save the skin


Mosquito's cousin


might be a Tanypus


Request for use of your image


Midges


Not an expert, Not an ID


Brachycera


Thanks again for your help, John !


Midge (Chironomidae)


water mite larvae


Tanytarsini female


Chironomidae?


female orthoclad Chironomidae


Midges


Antennae


Not sure


Chironomidae


Female


Midge


"Non-biting Midge"


Midge


Chironomidae


midge larva


Midge


midge of sorts (fam. Chironomidae)


Maybe Procladius


Chironomidae


Male Midge (Chironomidae), I presume.


Midge.


Moved


Oops!


Probably naturally holarctic


Midge


Yep, Chironomidae


Head shot


Common for aquatic Diptera


Chironomidae


Midge


Maybe someting like


Yes,


Male midge


Male midge


definitely a chironomid


Male midge


Male midge


Inflation


Figured it out


Looks like


indeed...


Fly


Midge?


Stenochironomus or Xestochironomus


Cricotopus sylvestris


Male Midge (Chironomidae), I presume


As to "What just happened?"...


Bloodworm


Other side?


Looks like


midge eggs


Midge


Chironomidae


male Midge, Family Chironomidae


Hygrobates is common


Chironomidae maybe


Midge, Family Chironomidae


Wing length


Its a Midge!


Midge (Chironomidae), I believe.


Female Midge (Chironomidae), I believe.


Not so sure.


Also try


Male midge


Male midge


Antennae


I'm not an expert


Chironomid


Female Midge (Chironomidae), I believe.


Non-biting Midge


The shape of the eggs are sim


Not a chironomid


Phantom Midge


Haha. The smallest squid in t


Female midge


class


Male midge


Chironomidae


Nice series


Chironomid


midge -- Chironomidae


Chironomid


Midge larva?


Moved


Thanks for the moves. I almo


Mosquito-like Flies


chironomid


Small Fly


Chaoboridae


Male Chironomid


Chironomidae


Chin?


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Midge


What a deal!


Delicious


Moved


Chironominae


Tanypodinae, maybe Clinotanypus


A midge,


How to use your aspiration


Neither?


Chironomidae.


ID


Chaoboridae


Wings


Thanks John


Possibly a Phantom Midge


Midge (Chironomidae)


Line


That does look like


Male?


Biting midge?


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Orthocladiinae male


Orthocladiinae male


Wings


Midge


Front legs


Cratered midgeoid, greenish variant


Looks like one of the


Not the usual kind


Probably Orthocladiinae


Midge


Postnotum


I cracked the midge code


Chironomidae female


Male midge


Chironomidae, male (AR)


Midge (Chironomidae) - male


Midge?


Looks strange


Chironomidae


Midge.


Looks like one of the


Yes...


Midge...


Nematocera


Pretty:-)


Chironomidae


Looks like one of the


Midges tend to place their eg


YES


Female midge.


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Not an ID but...


Chironomidae


Yes, midge.


Midge


Female midge.


Yes and no.


Yes:-)


Moved


Chironominae


Chironomidae


I'm no expert...


Looks like


Female Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Chironomidae


Midge


Midge


Chironomid pupal shuck


Not an ID


Yep


Yep


Online book


No.


Midge


Chironomidae


Midge.


Midge?


Female midge.


i would go with


Chironomidae


No.


Good instinct


Yes


Female midge.


Chironomid Midge


probably Female Midge


It is a Male Midge


Yes


Chironomidae


Yes


Midge.


Non-biting Midge


Yes.


sorry i should have been more specific.


my guess is a midge


Midge


No, don't let those feathery antennae fool you


also a nice photo


midge


Female Midge?


Midge pupa.


Chironomidae - Midges


Indeed!


I think it's a Nonbiting Midge


Right


As Tom said...


Chironomidae


Midge


Chironomidae


Chironomid


Midge


Midge


Reminds us of


Chironomidae


Midge, family Chironomidae


True midge


Midge


Chironomidae


By the way...


midge


It is!


Midge, etc.


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