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Polypedilum

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Kingdom  Animalia
Infraorder  Culicomorpha
Family  Chironomidae
Scientific name  Polypedilum
Higher classification  Chironomini
Order  Fly
Suborder  Nematocera
Superfamily  Chironomoidea
Subfamily  Chironominae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Non‑biting midges, Fly, Tanytarsus, Cricotopus, Chironominae

Polypedilum is a genus of non-biting midges in the subfamily Chironominae of the bloodworm family Chironomidae. This is probably the most species-rich of all chironomid genera. Larvae of Polypedilum may also be among the most abundant invertebrates in euthrophic ponds, reaching densities of up to 1200 larvae per square meter.

Polypedilum Polypedilum

Species

  • Subgenus Cerobregma Zhang & Wang 1999
  • P. paucisetum Zhang & Wang, 2009)
  • Subgenus Pentapedilum Kieffer, 1913

  • Polypedilum Polypedilum
  • P. botiense Oyewo & Sæther, 2008
  • P. scirpicola (Kieffer, 1921)
  • P. botosaneanui Oyewo & Sæther, 2008
  • P. camposense Oyewo & Sæther, 2008
  • P. exsectum (Kieffer, 1916)
  • P. intuber Oyewo & Sæther, 2008
  • P. nubens (Edwards, 1929)
  • P. reei Oyewo & Sæther, 2008
  • P. sordens (van der Wulp, 1874)
  • P. tissamaharense Oyewo & Sæther, 2008
  • P. tritum (Walker, 1856)
  • P. wittei (Freeman, 1955)
  • Subgenus Polypedilum Kieffer, 1912

  • Polypedilum Polypedilum
  • P. acutum Kieffer, 1915
  • P. albicorne (Meigen, 1838)
  • P. albosignatum Kieffer, 1925
  • P. amoenum Goetghebuer, 1930
  • P. arundineti (Goetghebuer, 1921)
  • P. barboyoni Serra-Tosio, 1981
  • P. dudichi Berczik, 1957
  • P. fallax (Johannsen, 1905)
  • P. intermedium Albu & Botnariuc, 1966
  • P. laetum (Meigen, 1818)
  • P. lene (Becker, 1908)
  • P. nubeculosum (Meigen, 1804)
  • P. nubifer (Skuse, 1889)
  • P. octopunctatum (Thunberg, 1784)
  • P. pedestre (Meigen, 1830)
  • P. vanderplanki Hinton, 1951
  • Subgenus Tripodura Townes, 1945

  • Polypedilum Midge Polypedilum BugGuideNet
  • P. acifer Townes, 1945
  • P. aegyptium Kieffer, 1925
  • P. akani Bjørlo, 2001
  • P. amplificatus Bjørlo, 2001
  • P. amputatum Bjørlo, 2001
  • P. apfelbecki (Strobl, 1900)
  • P. bicrenatum Kieffer, 1921
  • P. chelum Vårdal, 2001
  • P. dagombae Bjørlo, 2001
  • P. elongatum Albu, 1980
  • P. ewei Bjørlo, 2001
  • P. malickianum Cranston, 1989
  • P. ogoouense Bjørlo, 2001
  • P. patulum Bjørlo, 2001
  • P. pulchrum Albu, 1980
  • P. pullum (Zetterstedt, 1838)
  • P. quadriguttatum Kieffer, 1921
  • P. scalaenum (Schrank, 1803)
  • P. spinalveum Vårdal, 2001
  • P. tetracrenatum Hirvenoja, 1962
  • Subgenus Uresipedilum Oyewo & Sæther, 1998
  • P. convictum (Walker, 1856)
  • P. cultellatum Goetghebuer, 1931
  • P. marsafae Ghonaim, Ali & Osheibah, 2005
  • Polypedilum Midge Polypedilum trigonus BugGuideNet
    Polypedilum Dipterainfo Photo Albums Polypedilum Polypedilum trigonus
    Polypedilum Polypedilum Midge Apedilum elachistus BugGuideNet
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    References

    Polypedilum Wikipedia


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