Chironomidae

  Non-biting Midges. A large family of small flies. Some resemble mosquitoes but lack the wing scales and elongate mouthparts. Common around water.      [202 Aust. species]

All species pictured have their DNA in the Barcode of Life Database.


Chironomus cloacalis ChironomidGC sp. 2 ChironomidGC sp. 3 Chironomus circumdatus
       
ChironomidGC sp. 5 Chironomus javanus ChironomidGC sp. 7 ChironomidGC sp. 8