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festivus species group

8004638 - Axarus - female Some type of midge? - Axarus - male midge - Axarus Green midge - Axarus - male Large green and brown midge - Axarus - female Axarus festivus species group, Kentucky - Axarus - female Axarus festivus ? - Axarus - female Axarus festivus species group - Axarus
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 Chironominae
Tribe Chironomini
No Taxon (Chironomus group)
Genus Axarus
No Taxon festivus species group
Three described species. Two undescribed species known from New England.
Large midges, wing length 3 to 6 mm.
Males have a beard on the fore tarsi. Females have one black stripe on the thorax instead of three black triangles in the rogersi group.
e. N. Amer. (BG data)
mostly Jun-Aug (BG data)