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Tribe Procladiini

Chironomidae (Midges) - Procladius Chironomid 3 - Procladius bellus - male Midge on milkweed - Djalmabatista pulcher - male midge - Procladius - female Fly - Procladius - female midge - Procladius - female Procladius - female Chironomidae - Procladius
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 (Non-biting Midges)
Subfamily Tanypodinae
Tribe Procladiini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly a subtribe of Macropelopiini. Raised to tribe status based on larval features.
Most easily identified by the high "cubital ratio", the long distance from M-Cu crossvein to fork in Cu.
Eastern USA, a few in Pacific Northwest.