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Species Erioptera tantilla

Midge? - Erioptera tantilla Midge? - Erioptera tantilla Unknown - Erioptera tantilla - female Any idea which mosquito genus/species could it be? - Erioptera tantilla Insect - Erioptera tantilla Insect - Erioptera tantilla Erioptera tantilla in Florida? - Erioptera tantilla unknown pterygota - Erioptera tantilla
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Family Limoniidae (Limoniid Crane Flies)
Tribe Eriopterini
Genus Erioptera
No Taxon (subgenus Mesocyphona)
Species tantilla (Erioptera tantilla)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Erioptera (Mesocyphona) tantilla Alexander, 1916
Range
Southeastern USA (Kansas to Mississippi)
Remarks
BugGuide photos show this species perches at a 60 degree angle.
See Also
Similar to Erioptera costalis from tropical America.