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Tribe Palpomyiini

Biting midge? - Bezzia nobilis IMG_3212 - Palpomyia - female biting midge Biting Midges Genus Palpomyia - Palpomyia - female Unknown Larva 2 biting midge - Palpomyia Ceratopogonid female? - Palpomyia - female Ceratopogonid female? - Palpomyia - female
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 Ceratopogonidae (Biting Midges)
Subfamily Ceratopogoninae
Tribe Palpomyiini
Numbers
ca. 80 spp. in 5 genera in our area, >630 spp. in 6 genera worldwide(1)
Identification
Larvae are aquatic, very long and thin with a long head capsule.
Range
worldwide(1)