Chironomidae (Midges) and Chaoboridae (Phantom Midges)

13 species
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Chironomus Male on a Milkweed Photographed in my yard on July 17, 2019. Body length=7.6 mm. Flies (Diptera) »
Chironomus Male on a Milkweed
Photographed in my yard on July 17, 2019. Body length=7.6 mm. Flies (Diptera) » "Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera) » Mosquitoes and Midges (Culicomorpha) » Midges…
Large Midge Male (Chironomus) Photographed on July 31, 2009. Body length≈11 mm. Flies (Diptera) »
Large Midge Male (Chironomus)
Photographed on July 31, 2009. Body length≈11 mm. Flies (Diptera) » "Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera) » Mosquitoes and Midges (Culicomorpha) » Midges (Chironomidae)…
Large Midge Male (Chironomus) Close-up Photographed on July 31, 2009. Body length≈11 mm. This is an enlarged view of the midge in the previous photo. Flies (Diptera) »
Large Midge Male (Chironomus) Close-up
Photographed on July 31, 2009. Body length≈11 mm. This is an enlarged view of the midge in the previous photo. Flies (Diptera) » "Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera) »…
Midge (Cricotopus) Male Photographed on June 19, 2014. Flies (Diptera) »
Midge (Cricotopus) Male
Photographed on June 19, 2014. Flies (Diptera) » "Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera) » Mosquitoes and Midges (Culicomorpha) » Midges (Chironomidae) » Orthocladiinae »…
Midge (Cricotopus subgenus Cricotopus) Female Photographed on Aug. 1, 2009. Flies (Diptera) »
Midge (Cricotopus subgenus Cricotopus) Female
Photographed on Aug. 1, 2009. Flies (Diptera) » "Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera) » Mosquitoes and Midges (Culicomorpha) » Midges (Chironomidae) » Orthocladiinae »…
Midge (Glyptotendipes) Female Photographed on aug. 6, 2013. Body length≈6 mm. Flies (Diptera) »
Midge (Glyptotendipes) Female
Photographed on aug. 6, 2013. Body length≈6 mm. Flies (Diptera) » "Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera) » Mosquitoes and Midges (Culicomorpha) » Midges (Chironomidae) »…
Midge (Stenochironomus hilaris) Female Photographed on July 29, 2013. Body length=4 mm, Note the very long forelegs, which were not used for standing. They were waving around like antennae. Flies...
Midge (Stenochironomus hilaris) Female
Photographed on July 29, 2013. Body length=4 mm, Note the very long forelegs, which were not used for standing. They were waving around like antennae. Flies…
Midge (Stenochironomus hilaris) Female Close-up Photographed on July 29, 2013. Body length=4 mm, Note the very long forelegs, which were not used for standing. They were waving around like antennae. This is a...
Midge (Stenochironomus hilaris) Female Close-up
Photographed on July 29, 2013. Body length=4 mm, Note the very long forelegs, which were not used for standing. They were waving around like antennae. This is a…
Tiny Pale Midge (Tribe Tanytarsini) Female Photographed on July 29, 2013. Body length=1.7 mm. Flies (Diptera) »
Tiny Pale Midge (Tribe Tanytarsini) Female
Photographed on July 29, 2013. Body length=1.7 mm. Flies (Diptera) » "Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera) » Mosquitoes and Midges (Culicomorpha) » Midges…
Phantom Midge (Chaoborus punctipennis) Female Photographed on Aug. 6, 2013. Body length=3.2 mm. Flies (Diptera) »
Phantom Midge (Chaoborus punctipennis) Female
Photographed on Aug. 6, 2013. Body length=3.2 mm. Flies (Diptera) » "Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera) » Mosquitoes and Midges (Culicomorpha) » Phantom Midges…