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Species Polypedilum scalaenum

Midge? - Polypedilum scalaenum - male small midge - Polypedilum scalaenum - female Bug at porch light - Polypedilum scalaenum - female Bug at porch light - Polypedilum scalaenum - female Gall Midge or Gnat ? - Polypedilum scalaenum - female Gall Midge or Gnat ? - Polypedilum scalaenum - female Midge IMG_6193 - Polypedilum scalaenum - female Black-banded brown midge - Polypedilum scalaenum
Classification
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 (Polypedilum Group)
Genus Polypedilum
No Taxon (subgenus Tripodura)
Species scalaenum (Polypedilum scalaenum)
Explanation of Names
Polypedilum scalaenum (Schrank 1803)
Range
North America, Europe