Tanytarsus

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Tanytarsus
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Tanytarsus sylvaticus male
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Nematocera
Infraorder: Culicomorpha
Superfamily: Chironomoidea
Family: Chironomidae
Subfamily: Chironominae
Tribe: Tanytarsini
Genus: Tanytarsus
van der Wulp, 1874
Species

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Tanytarsus is a large genus of non-biting midges of the tribe Tanytarsini and subfamily Chironominae of the bloodworm family (Chironomidae). The larvae of these insects occur in a wide range of freshwater habitats with some species being marine.[1]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Na, K.B.; Bae, Y.J. (2010). "New Species of Stictochironomus, Tanytarsus and Conchapelopia (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Korea" (PDF). Entomological Research Bulletin. 26: 33–39.