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For the United States & Canada

subgenus Apelopia

To blacklight - Tanypus - female Midge  - Tanypus - female Chironomidae - Tanypus - male Midge with spotted wings? - Tanypus grodhausi - female Midge? - Tanypus grodhausi - male midge - Tanypus neopunctipennis - male Tanypus, subgenus Apelopia - Tanypus - female Tanypus, subgenus Apelopia - Tanypus - female
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 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.)