Tanypus

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Tanypus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Chironomidae
Subfamily: Tanypodinae
Tribe: Tanypodini
Genus: Tanypus
Meigen, 1803
Synonyms
  • Pelopia Meigen, 1800
  • Protenthes Johannsen, 1907

Tanypus is a genus of non-biting midges in the subfamily Tanypodinae of the bloodworm family Chironomidae.