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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
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Species Paratendipes albimanus

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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 Chironominae
Tribe Chironomini
No Taxon (Lauterborniella group)
Genus Paratendipes
Species albimanus (Paratendipes albimanus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chironomus albimanus Meigen 1818
Explanation of Names
Albimanus is Latin for "white hand", a reference to the white front basitarsus.