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Non-biting Midge

Chironomidae sp.


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.


Wetlands of Florida.

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

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Florida, USA

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

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