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Species Chironomus atroviridis

Midge - Chironomus atroviridis Fly - Chironomus atroviridis Fly - Chironomus atroviridis Male midge with striped thorax - Chironomus atroviridis - male Male midge with striped thorax - Chironomus atroviridis - male Male midge with striped thorax - Chironomus atroviridis - 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 (Non-biting Midges)
Subfamily Chironominae
Tribe Chironomini
No Taxon (Chironomus group)
Genus Chironomus
No Taxon (subgenus Chaetolabis)
Species atroviridis (Chironomus atroviridis)
Range
Canada and northern USA
Habitat
"This species seems to breed only in lakes."(1)
Season
"Adults occur throughout the growing season."(1)
Works Cited
1.The Nearctic Species of Tendipedini
Henry K. Townes. 1945. University of Notre Dame.