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Subfamily Orthocladiinae

Midge - male midge - Cricotopus - female midge - Cricotopus - female winter midge - male Chironomidae - male Midge? - female Primitive Orthocladiinae - Diplocladius cultriger - male Diptera
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 Orthocladiinae
Identification
Larva can be white, yellow, green, brown, blue, or rarely red. Eyespot is usually single, if double the upper spot is behind the lower. Larvae are hard to separate from Diamesinae.
Range
Worldwide (including Antarctica), more diverse in colder regions.
Remarks
There is no accepted division of Orthocladiinae into tribes.
Identification past subfamily is normally impossible from photos and almost impossible with specimens under a microscope.