No Common Name Chironomus ochreatus (Townes, 1945)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Chironomidae   >   Genus Chironomus   


"Shining. Thorax bright yellow to dark green with reddish stripes, the middle stripe of the female divided longitudinally. Abdomen dark, often with pale rings. Femora yellowish, fore tibiae dark. Superior volsella blunt ended with hairs near tip." (BugGuide)

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A Chironomus ochreatus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/23/2017). Identification verified by John Carr/BugGuide. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

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