Recipe (added per request)
Hook: Daiichi 1120 #18 (I also tie them in #14 and #16)
Bead: White-enamel-painted brass
Thread: 8/0 Uni black
Wire: Extra fine red
Superfloss: black (but, I just use the thread base on #18s)
Head cement is liberally applied to the (black) thorax to get a glossy effect.
There are probably around fifty species of chironomids (chironOmids) in Washington, all varying in size and color. Roger's picture shows the popular "ice cream cone" style. Here are pictures of some live chironomid pupae and some other imitations.