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CHIRONOMOIDEA (biting, non-biting & trickle midges, blackflies)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Superfamily)

CERATOPOGONIDAE (biting midges)
Culicoides (midge), eg: Unidentified Culicoides (Unidentified Midge) - Whole animal Forcipomyia (a genus of biting midges), eg: Unidentified Forcipomyia (Unidentified Forcipomyia Biting Midges) - Pupal exuviae
Family 4 subtaxa 6 ident refs
CHIRONOMIDAE (non-biting midges)
Cricotopus (a genus of non-biting midges), eg: Cricotopus sylvestris (a non-biting midge) - Dorsal view Psectrotanypus varius (a non-biting midge), eg: Psectrotanypus varius (a non-biting midge) - Male - dorsal view Unidentified Chironomidae (Unidentified Non-biting Midges), eg: Unidentified Chironomidae (Unidentified Non-biting Midges) - Oblique view
Family 8 subtaxa 12 ident refs
SIMULIIDAE (blackflies)
Simulium (a genus of blackflies), eg: (Simulium equinum s.l.) (equinum species-group) - Male - lateral view
Family 17 subtaxa 20 ident refs
THAUMALEIDAE (trickle midges) Family   1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 7 general literature references to CHIRONOMOIDEA (biting, non-biting & trickle midges, blackflies)

CHIRONOMOIDEA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
(true insects)
(two-winged flies)
(thread-horned flies, gnat)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 18 feeding and other relationships of CHIRONOMOIDEA (biting, non-biting & trickle midges, blackflies)

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