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subgenus Holotanypus

Midge - Procladius - female midge - Procladius - male Midge - Procladius - female Midge - Procladius - female midge - Procladius - female Fly - Procladius - female small midge - Procladius - female Dark male midge - Procladius - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Culicomorpha (Mosquitoes and Midges)
Family Chironomidae (Midges)
Subfamily Tanypodinae
Tribe Procladiini
Genus Procladius
No Taxon subgenus Holotanypus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly considered subgenus Procladius; that name is now restricted to Australian species.
Identification
The members of Holotanypus are generally brownish, contrasting with the brightly colored P. bellus and the black species which make up the rest of the other nearctic subgenus, Procladius (Psilotanypus). Identification to species is generally not possible from photographs. Even slide mounted this is among the most difficult subgenera of Tanypodinae.