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Axarus festivus

Axarus festivus

Axarus festivus is a nonbiting midge in the Axarus genus described by Thomas Say in 1823.
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Appearance

Wing length 5-6 mm

Naming

Synonyms
Chironomus festivus Say 1823
Chironomus lineatus Say, 1823
Chironomus lineola Wiedemann, 1828
Chironomus lasiomerus Walker, 1848
Xenochironomus festivus

Distribution

Present in Quebec, south to Kansas & Texas

Habitat

Large rivers

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderDiptera
FamilyChironomidae
GenusAxarus
SpeciesAxarus festivus
Photographed in
Canada