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subgenus Apelopia

Odd Duck - Tanypus neopunctipennis - female Whitefly? No, White Fly - Tanypus Apelopia Midge - Tanypus - female Chironomid - Tanypus - female Apelopia Midge - Tanypus midge - Tanypus - female midge - Tanypus - female midge - Tanypus neopunctipennis - 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 Tanypodinae
Genus Tanypus
No Taxon subgenus Apelopia
Numbers
Five North American species
Identification
Palp three-segmented (four-segmented in Tanypus s.s.); mesonotal tubercle raised and light-colored (lower, usually darker and less contrasting in Tanypus s.s.)