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Page Last Updated: September 15 2016
6 species
Midge (male)  - approx. 1 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Chironomidae (Midges)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Male has feathery antennae
Subfamily: Chironominae
Midge (male)  - approx. 1 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Chironomidae (Midges)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Male has feathery antennae
Subfamily: Chironominae
Midge (female)  - approx. 8 mm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Chironomidae (Midges)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Female lacks feathery antennae
Subfamily: Chironominae
Midge (male)  - approx. 1 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Chironomidae (Midges)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Male has feathery antennae
Subfamily: Chironominae
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Midge (female)  - approx. 7 mm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Chironomidae (Midges)
Genus: Demeijerea
Species: Atrimanus
Female lacks feathery antennae
Subfamily: Chironominae
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated March 27 2012
Midge (male)  - approx. 5 mm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Chironomidae (Midges)
Genus: Cricotopus
Species: Sylvestris
Male has feathery antennae
Subfamily: Chironominae
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Biting Midge (male)  - approx. 3 mm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Ceratopogonidae (Biting Midges)
Genus: Dasyhelea
Species: ?
Male has feathery antennae
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Biting Midge (female)  - approx. 3 mm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Ceratopogonidae (Biting Midges)
Genus: Dasyhelea
Species: ?
Male has feathery antennae
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Midge (male) - approx. 1 cm - West Don Valley (E.T. Seton Park) - September 2007
Midge (male) - approx. 1 cm - Leslie Spit - August 2008
Midge (female) - approx. 8 mm - Lynde Shores Conservation Area (Whitby) - May 2009
Midge (male) - approx. 1 cm - Leslie Spit - May 2008
Midge (female) on Common Milkweed - approx. 7 mm - Toronto Islands - August 2011
Midge (male) - approx. 5 mm - Beaver Creek (Richmond Hill) - June 2008
Biting Midge (male) - approx. 3 mm - Thorncliffe Park - May 2014
Biting Midge (female) - approx. 3 mm - Thorncliffe Park - May 2014
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Updated December 30 2015
Genus: Psectrotanypus
Species: Dyari
Midge (Psectrotanypus female)  - approx. 5 mm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Chironomidae (Midges)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Subfamily: Tanypodinae
Midge (Psectrotanypus female) - approx. 5 mm - High Park - August 2016