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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Nematocera
Infraorder: Culicomorpha
Superfamily: Chironomoidea
Family: Chironomidae
Subfamily: Diamesinae
Tribe: Diamesini
Genus: Pagastia
Oliver, 1959

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Pagastia is a genus of non-biting midges in the subfamily Diamesinae of the bloodworm family Chironomidae.[1]


The genus includes the following species:


  1. ^ Makarchenko, Eugenyi A.; Makarchenko, Marina A. (2000). "Revision of Pagastia Oliver, 1959 (Diptera, Chironomidae ) of the Holarctic region" (PDF). Late 20th Century Research on Cnironomidae: an Anthology from the 13th International Symposium on Chironomidae. Aachen: Shaker Verlag: 171–176. Retrieved 2009-04-14.