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Subfamily Diamesinae

Midge Snow Mosquito? - female midge midge On My Wall - female midge - female Diamesa nivoriunda - male snow chironomid
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 Diamesinae
Range
Most of North America, but more common in cooler areas.
Habitat
Typically cool running water
Season
Includes several winter-emerging species
Remarks
The most commonly photographed fly in this subfamily is Diamesa nivoriunda, which flies in winter in northeast USA. Confirmation requires close examination of male genitalia.