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Genus Ablabesmyia

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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 Tanypodinae
Tribe Pentaneurini
Genus Ablabesmyia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ablabesmyia Johannsen, 1905. Synonyms/taxonomic notes:
Pentaneura group A of Edwards
Pentaneura (Ablabesmyia) Freeman 1955
A distinctive genus, with hairy, dark-spotted wings; three or more brown bands on each tibia; acrostichal hairs diverging around a more or less prominent circular spot in front of the scutellum; and cubical fork sessile (M-Cu intersects C at or after fork).
See Also
Some other Tanypodinae, e.g. Tanypus, have spotted wings. Leg markings will distinguish them.