Scientific name Ablabesmyia
Higher classification Pentaneurini
|Similar Non‑biting midges, Fly, Procladius, Tanypodinae, Dicrotendipes|
Ablabesmyia is a genus of non-biting midges in the subfamily Tanypodinae of the bloodworm family Chironomidae.
A. longistyla, A. monilis and A. phatta are widespread and common in Europe. Larvae of A. longistyla and A. monilis have been found together and seem to be restricted to the shallow oxygenated littoral zone.