Procladius pe4

Form described by Langton, 1991

Exuviae 4.8-5.7mm long (m=5.2mm, n=11) (007-1.jpg).
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn 370-495µm long (m=402µm, n=14); cylindrical, nearly smooth, and very fragile, often damaged or missing (007b.jpg). ThR 2.99-4.30 (m=3.8, n=13). Breadth respiratory atrium : breadth horn = 0.88-0.98:1 (m=0.9:1, n=13). Plastron plate transversely oval to circular, filling the horn apex, which is joined to the broad brown respiratory atrium by a broad but short neck. Respiratory atrium nearly as wide as the horn. Width plastron plate 0.79-0.98x width thoracic horn (m=0.86:1, n=9).
Abdomen: Points on tergite IV obviously smaller than those on VIII. Anterior lateral taenia of segment VII at 0.52-0.64 of length segment VII (m=0.55, n=12). Segment VIII extended posteriorly on each side for over one fifth its median length. Abdominal segments colourless.
Anal segment: Anal lobes Procladius-type (007c.jpg). Anal lobe ratio 1.79-2.16 (m=2.0, n=12).

Form keys out at Page 25: Tanypodinae 11 Procladius of the Text Key.

the Netherlands.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Other subfamilies).

Ecological notes
Dykes and shallow lakes.