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Green Midge - Chironomus sp.

Family Chironomidae  

This page contains pictures and information about Green Midges in family Chironomidae that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 6mm
This Green Midge has the green head and thorax with green abdomen. The fore legs are very long. Males are with antennae strongly plumose
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Pictures were taken in Brisbane Botanic Garden on Oct 2009. 

1. Insects of Australia - CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, p744.

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Last updated: April 03, 2013.