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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Chironomidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Chironomidae
Recognized by Biopix Nature Photos
Chironomidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Eswatini Species List, Afghanistan Species List, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, NMNH Entomology, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, CalPhotos, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Diptera of Central America, Animal Diversity Web, Moorea Biocode, Afghanistan Species List, Algeria Species List, Angola Species List, Austria Species List, Belarus Species List, Australia Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Brazil Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Canada Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Cyprus Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Denmark Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Estonia Species List, Finland Species List, France Species List, Germany Species List, Greece Species List, Greenland Species List, Hungary Species List, Iceland Species List, Iran Species List, Ireland Species List, Isle of Man Species List, Italy Species List, Latvia Species List, Lesotho Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Malawi Species List, Morocco Species List, Namibia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Norway Species List, Panama Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Serbia Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Turkey Species List, Ukraine Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, OBIS environmental data records, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Bay of Biscay Species List, Bay of Fundy Species List, Bering Sea Species List, Black Sea Species List, Bristol Channel Species List, Celtic Sea Species List, Gulf of Bothnia Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of St Lawrence Species List, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland Species, Indian Ocean Species List, Irish Sea Species List, Kattegat Species List, Hudson Bay Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, North Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Southern Ocean Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, ecology literature, and Furui 2020

Alternative Names

? amblopteres Hong, 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? arrogans Giebel, 1856
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? atlantica Stora, 1936
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? binotatus Lundström, 1915
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? brevinervis Holmgren, 1869
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? deribae Freeman, 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dorminans von Heyden, 1870
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? duffi Deevey, 1955
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? extinctus Brodie, 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? filipes Santos Abreu, 1918
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? fittkaui Kalugina, 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? gelidorum Kieffer, 1923
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? labrosus Hong, 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? limnetes Hong, 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? lobotes Hong, 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? longifemerales Hong, 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? longipennis Holmogren, 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? melainus Hong, 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? minimus Hong, 1974
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? obscura Statz, 1944
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? orientales Hong, 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pagasti Statz, 1944
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? palaemon von Heyden, 1870
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? platamodes Hong, 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? problematicus Etheridge & Olliff, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? robustus Linnaeus, 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? schineri Strobl, 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? stenopteres Hong, 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? tener Kieffer, 1918
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? thienemanni Statz, 1944
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? trichodes Hong, 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? trilineatus Lundström, 1915
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? tshernovskii Pankratova, 1968
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? uracanthodes Hong, 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? veta Boesel, 1937
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acinoretracus Epler, Harrison & Hare 1999
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Araucania Brundin 1966
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aspinus Hong 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Austrobrilla
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bethbilbekia Fittkau & Murray 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Branchiurus Viviani 1805
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Calotanypus Roback 1971
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Campontia Johnston 1828
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Camposia Reiss 1972
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cantomyia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cardiocladiuis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cardiocladius Keiffer
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Catalipus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chironocesa Koçak & Kemal 2008
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cladpelma
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Clinocladius Sublette 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cryptocladopelma Lenz 1941
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cryptotendipes Lenz 1941
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Demicryptochironomus Reiss 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diamesa Walts 1837
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Didimiriforceps
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplomesa Pagast 1947
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Djalmabastica Fittkau 1968
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dryadontanytarsus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dryadotanytarsus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Einfeldia Keiffer
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Elpiscladius Harrison & Cranston 2007
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Endochironomus Lenz 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Epiocladius
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Furcobuchonomyia Baranov, Goral & Ross 2017
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Furvitendipes Hong 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Guvanomyia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gymnometriocnemis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Halocladius Thienemann
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heplagyia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hexatanytarsus Kieffer 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hulstaertiella Goetghebuer 1936
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hulstaertulus Goetghebuer 1948
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Indoclavitarsus Santokh, Singh & Kulshrestha
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Irisobrillia Oliver 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Isoplasus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Isoplatus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Jururumberus Mendes & Andersen 2013
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kribibius
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kribiocallis Kieffer 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kribiocladius Kieffer 1923
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kribiocryptus Kieffer 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kribiodoxa Kieffer 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kribiomimus Kieffer 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kribiomyia Kieffer 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kuzinia Shilova 2001
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Larsia Wiedemann 1824
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lepidopelopia Harrison 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lipinella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lundstroemiola Kieffer 1924
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lunstroemia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Maricladius Sublette 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Maximberus Andersen & Mendes 2012
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Meigen
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Meropelopia Roback 1971
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mesopelopia Kalugina 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mesopelopia Roback 1971
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Miambera Andersen & Mendes 2012
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Micotendipes
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Micropelopia Thienemann & Zavrel 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Naelotanypus Roback 1982
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nanocladius Keiffer
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Natvigia Kieffer 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nidnurbia Sawedal 1982
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ninelia Makarchenko & Makarchenko 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nonella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ochlus Enderlein 1912
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ortroya Kieffer 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ortroyia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pagastia Makarchenko 2019
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parachaetocladius Freeman 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paracricotopus Brundin 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paradentipus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parapotthasttia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parartrichocladius
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paratanypus Garrett 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paratendipus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paratrichlocladius
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paulfreemania Cranston & Krosch 2011
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pebapomberus Mendes & Anderson 2012
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phaenospectra
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phytochironomus Kieffer 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Platycladius Sublette 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Prorietha
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protanytarsus Kieffer 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protenthes Johannsen 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protiethia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protobelgica Séguy 1965
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protobibionidae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Pseudokiefferiella Laurence 1951
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Psilometriocnemus Saether
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Raphidocladius Saether 1983
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Reissia Brundin 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Reomyia Roback 1987
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhagosmittia Ferrington & Saether 2006
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rheocricotopus Brundin 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sasacricotopus Kobayashi & Saether 1999
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Schineriella Murray & Fittkau 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sendelia Duisburg 1868
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sergentina
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Shinanoyasurika Sasa & Hirabayashi 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Siolimyia Fittkau 1968
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stenocladius Kieffer 1918
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Synoricotopus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tapajos Trivinho-Strixino, da Silva & de Oliveira 2013
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tavastia Saether 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Telmatogon
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Tendipedidae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Tendipedinae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Thienimanniella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tokunagaia Goetghebuer 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tonnoirocladius Cranston 2007
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trichocladius Kieffer 1906
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trichotendipes Guha, Das, Chaudhuri & Choudhuri 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Vertheia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Yuasaiella Tokunaga 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zavrelimyia Kittkau
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zelentsoviella Krasheninnikov 2019
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Midges
Recognized by Wikidata
midges preferred
non biting midge
Recognized by Paleobiology Database
non-biting midges

Arabic

هاموشيات preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Haçalı ağcaqanadlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

званцы preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

quironòmids preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

pakomárovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Dansemyg preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Dansmuggen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
dansmuggen

Estonian

Surusääsklased preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Surviaissääsket preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

ტენდიპედიასებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Zuckmücken preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

ימשושיים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Árvaszúnyogok preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Icelandic

Rykmý preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Irish

Péisteog dhearg preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

ユスリカ preferred
ユスリカ科 preferred
Recognized by Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Kazakh

Ызылдауық масалар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kirghiz; Kyrgyz

Ызылдак чиркейлер preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Tsʼíʼii bidaaʼ ádiní preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

Fjærmygg preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Fjørmygg preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
fjærmygg
fjørmygg

Persian

پشه‌های بی‌نیش preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Ochotkowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan

Chironomide preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

комары-звонцы preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Serbian

Биљни комарац preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Fjädermyggor preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
fjädermyggor

Tamil

குருட்டுக் கொசு preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

ริ้นน้ำจืด preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

хірономіди preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Chironomidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Neoptera
Endopterygota
Diptera
Culicomorpha
Chironomidae (this page)

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Neoptera
Endopterygota
Diptera
Culicomorpha
Chironomidae (this page)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Diptera
Chironomidae (this page)
36007 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
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