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Polypedilum Group

Night midge - Polypedilum trigonus - male Hmmm... - female Pale-bodied black-backed midge - Endochironomus nigricans - male chironomid - female Midge - Polypedilum St. Andrews leaf miner maybe on Brasenia schreberi SA1642 2019 13 - Polypedilum braseniae St. Andrews leaf miner maybe on Brasenia schreberi SA1642 2019 14 - Polypedilum braseniae Midge - 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 Polypedilum Group
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Alternatively known as the Phaenopsectra group.
Identification
Generally defined by fine detail like number of antenna segments and tibial spurs; includes but is not limited to all the hairy-winged Chironomini found in North America.
Remarks
Include Polypedilum and Endochironomus and relatives.