Female Procladius, copyright Tom Murray.

Belongs within: Chironomidae.

The Procladiini are a group of non-biting midges characterised by wings with a long stem to the cubital fork, at least half as long as CuA2, with the cubital fork being distal to crossvein m-cu.

<==Procladiini SA09
    |--Djalmabatista pulchra SA09
    |--Laurotanypus travassosi Oliveira, Messias & da Silva-Vasconcelos 1992 SA09
    `--Procladius SA09
         |  i. s.: P. freemani O81
         |--P. (Procladius) mozambique SA09
         |--P. (Holotanypus) culiciformis SA09
         `--P. (Psilotanypus) SA09
              |--P. (P.) bellus SA09
              |--P. (P.) etatus Roback 1982 SA09
              `--P. (P.) stroudi Roback 1982 SA09

*Type species of generic name indicated


[O81] Oliver, D. R. 1981. Chironomidae. In: McAlpine, J. F., B. V. Peterson, G. E. Shewell, H. J. Teskey, J. R. Vockeroth & D. S. Wood (eds) Manual of Nearctic Diptera vol. 1 pp. 423–458. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada.

[SA09] Spies, M., T. Andersen, J. H. Epler & C. N. Watson Jr. 2009. Chironomidae (non-biting midges). In: Brown, B. V., A. Borkent, J. M. Cumming, D. M. Wood, N. E. Woodley & M. A. Zumbado (eds) Manual of Central American Diptera vol. 1 pp. 437–480. Ottawa, NRC Research Press.

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