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tremulus group

Cricotopus - female Midge? - Cricotopus - female 3015298 midge - Cricotopus - female Midge? - Cricotopus - male Cricotopus - Tremulus group - Cricotopus - female orthocladiinine midge - Cricotopus - female Species ID possible? - Cricotopus - female Midge - Cricotopus - male
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 Orthocladiinae
Genus Cricotopus
No Taxon (subgenus Cricotopus)
No Taxon tremulus group
Habitat
Streams and rivers.
Remarks
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.