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Subfamily Orthocladiinae

Fly unknown midge - male Midges 0045 - Cricotopus sylvestris - female Midge - Cricotopus maybe midge - male Small, black midge with white legs (4) - male midge - Cricotopus - female Pale yellow and brown midge - Cricotopus
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 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.