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tremulus group

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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 Orthocladiinae
Genus Cricotopus
No Taxon (subgenus Cricotopus)
No Taxon tremulus group
Streams and rivers.
Some species, including Cricotopus tremulus, have tergites 1 and 2 yellow, strongly contrasting with remainder of abdomen, and fore tarsomere 2 white. Cricotopus varipes lacks a pale band on fore tarsi. There may be undescribed American species in this group, as in the rest of Cricotopus.