Trisha Shetty

Ablabesmyia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Infraorder  Culicomorpha
Family  Chironomidae
Scientific name  Ablabesmyia
Higher classification  Pentaneurini
Order  Fly
Suborder  Nematocera
Superfamily  Chironomoidea
Subfamily  Tanypodinae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Genus
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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.

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Species

  • A. longistyla (Fittkau, 1962)
  • A. monilis (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • A. phatta (Egger, 1863)
  • Ecology

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    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.

    Ablabesmyia midge Ablabesmyia BugGuideNet
    Ablabesmyia BOLD Systems Taxonomy Browser Ablabesmyia monilis species
    Ablabesmyia BOLD Systems Taxonomy Browser Ablabesmyia monilis species

    References

    Ablabesmyia Wikipedia


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