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Non-biting Midge

Chironomidae sp.

Description:

Long bodied winged insect. Chironomidae (informally known as chironomids or nonbiting midges) are a family of nematoceran flies with a global distribution. They are closely related to the Ceratopogonidae, Simuliidae, and Thaumaleidae. Many species superficially resemble mosquitoes, but they lack the wing scales and elongated mouthparts of the Culicidae.

Habitat:

Wetlands of Florida.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Non-biting Midge
Chironomidae sp. Family Chironomidae - Midges - BugGuide.Net


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DevinAndrewLyman
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DevinAndrewLyman

Florida, USA

Spotted on Feb 8, 2013
Submitted on Feb 8, 2013

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