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subgenus Apelopia

Apelopia Midge - Tanypus midge - Tanypus - female midge - Tanypus - female Midge - Tanypus neopunctipennis - male Midge IMG_8725 - Tanypus - female Chironomidae - Tanypus - male Midge? - Tanypus grodhausi Midge - Tanypus
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
Five North American species
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.)