Chironomus (Lobochironomus) sp.

Non-biting Midge

Chironomus sp., (subgenus Lobochironomus), green and brown midge




Family: Chironomidae

Subfamily: Chironominae

Tribe: Chironomini

Length: 5 mm


The midge shown here is in the tribe Chironomini, and in color and pattern at least matches specimens of genus Chironomus, subgenus Lobochironomus.

This midge was attracted to lights.

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