Procladius bellus

Non-biting Midges


Coelotanypus concinnus dorsal view, Chironomidae female

 

 

Family: Chironomidae

Subfamily: Tanypodinae

Tribe: Procladiini

Length: 2.7 - 3.0 mm

 

Stone et al. (1965) reported that Procladius bellus ranges from Michigan to Ontario and New York, and south to Texas and Florida. The one shown here was attracted to lights in West Virginia. The simple antennae reveal it to be a female.


Coelotanypus concinnus, lateral view, Chronomidae


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