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

Description:

"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)

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Chironomus ochreatus in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/18/2019). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

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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