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Species Chironomus crassicaudatus

Midge IMG_5159 - Chironomus crassicaudatus - male Midge IMG_5159 - Chironomus crassicaudatus - male unknown midge - Chironomus crassicaudatus - male Midge IMG_9738 - Chironomus crassicaudatus - male Midge IMG_9738 - Chironomus crassicaudatus - male Midge - Chironomus crassicaudatus - male Midge - Chironomus crassicaudatus - male Midge - Chironomus crassicaudatus - male
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 Chironominae
Tribe Chironomini
No Taxon (Chironomus group)
Genus Chironomus
No Taxon (subgenus Chironomus)
Species crassicaudatus (Chironomus crassicaudatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chironomus crassicaudatus Malloch, 1915
Explanation of Names
Crassicaudatus means thick-tailed.
Size
Wing length 5.2 mm
Habitat
"A large species of lakes and ponds."(1)