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Chironomus group

Chironomidae?? - Einfeldia pagana Chironomus Midge - female Mayfly-like insect with fuzzy antennae Midge - male midge? - Chironomus - male Chironomidae - male large midge - male Chironomus ? - Axarus - 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 (Midges)
Subfamily Chironominae
Tribe Chironomini
No Taxon Chironomus group
Identification
Male flagellum 11-segmented, inferior volsellae large. Frontal tubercles often present. Typically larger species.
Remarks
Includes Chironomus, Einfeldia, Glyptotendipes, and other close relatives.