Chironomus

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Chironomus
Chironomus plumosus01.jpg
Chironomus plumosus adult male.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Nematocera
Infraorder: Culicomorpha
Superfamily: Chironomoidea
Family: Chironomidae
Subfamily: Chironominae
Tribe: Chironomini
Genus: Chironomus
Meigen, 1803
Species
See text.

Chironomus is a genus of non-biting midges in the subfamily Chironominae of the bloodworm family, Chironomidae.

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michailova, Paraskeva; Kownacki, Andrzej; Langton, Peter H. (2013). "Chironomus polonicus sp. n. (Diptera: Chironomidae) from southern Poland". Zootaxa (magnolia press) 3599 (6): 564–576. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3599.6.5.