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Genus Xylotopus

Midge - Xylotopus par - female Midge - Xylotopus par Unknown Fly - Xylotopus par - male Chironomidae - Xylotopus par - female 2018-10-07 Yellow midge - Xylotopus par - female Bug with yellow abdomen - Xylotopus par - female Unidentified bug - Xylotopus par Bug - Xylotopus par - female
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 Orthocladiinae
No Taxon (Primitive Orthocladiinae)
Genus Xylotopus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
The sole North American species was earlier in Brillia.
Explanation of Names
Xylo is from the Greek for wood.
One species in North America, X. par
Larvae are wood miners
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