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subgenus Chaoborus

Phantom Midge - Chaoborus midge, right? - Chaoborus - male Midge in the woods - Chaoborus - female Nymph maybe? - Chaoborus unknown dipteran - Chaoborus - female Chaoborus - female Phantom Midges - Chaoborus - male Chironomidae - Chaoborus - 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 Chaoboridae (Phantom Midges)
Genus Chaoborus
No Taxon subgenus Chaoborus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Subgenus Chaoborus s. str.
Identification
Adult without markings on legs or wings.
Pupa with midrib of paddles complete, curved at apex, about as strong as lateral ribs.