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Genus Atrichopogon

Biting Midge - Atrichopogon - male Fly IMG_0561 - Atrichopogon - female Gnat? - Atrichopogon fusculus - female Biting Midge IMG_9634 - Atrichopogon - female Unknown Dipteran - Atrichopogon - female Ceratopogonid - Atrichopogon levis - male Female ceratopogonid? - Atrichopogon minutus - female A. minutus specimen - Atrichopogon minutus
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 Ceratopogonidae (Biting Midges)
Subfamily Forcipomyiinae
Genus Atrichopogon
Over 20 described species in North America, but most specimens in collections belong to undescribed species. Hundreds of species worldwide.
Print References
Boesel M.W. (1973) The genus Atrichopogon in Ohio and neighboring states. Ohio Journal of Science 73: 202 Full text