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Midge - Hyporhygma quadripunctatum - male

Midge - Hyporhygma quadripunctatum - Male
Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
June 11, 2009
Size: 8 mm (approx.)
I tried to catch this for closer shots but it outsmarted me.

Note red object on abdomen. Could be a mite.

Resembles this female

Images of this individual: tag all
Midge - Hyporhygma quadripunctatum - male Beard - Hyporhygma quadripunctatum - male Passenger - Hyporhygma quadripunctatum Tail - Hyporhygma quadripunctatum - male Antennae - Hyporhygma quadripunctatum - male

Moved from Polypedilum Group.

Moved from Chironomini.

I suspect Hyporhygma quadripunctatus.

Moved from Chironominae.

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