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Chironomus group

chironomid midge - Chironomus - female 8004613 - Axarus - male Bug - Axarus Genitalia - Chironomus plumosus - male green diptera flying in wooded area - Glyptotendipes - female Brown midge with green legs and halteres - Chironomus - female Midge male on Curlycup Gumweed - Chironomus crassicaudatus - male chironomid midge - Chironomus - 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
Identification
Male flagellum 11-segmented, inferior volsellae large. Frontal tubercles often present. Typically larger species.
Remarks
Includes Chironomus, Einfeldia, Glyptotendipes, and other close relatives.