Hayesomyia tripunctata

Author: (Goetghebuer, 1922)

Diagnosis (n=3 unless stated otherwise)
Exuviae 5.3-5.7mm long.
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn 250-265µm long, with corona, distinct atrium and neck (014e.jpg), plastron plate absent; ThR 2.7-3.8.
Abdomen: Mark of tergite I distinct. Armament of tergites with simple or multi-branched spinules restricted to a more or less circular band on each side, broken mid-laterally; otherwise of dense short points. Four lateral taeniae on segment VII, anterior taenia at 0.65-0.67 of length segment VII. Anterior lateral taenia of segment VIII at 0.46-0.50 of length segment VIII.
Anal segment: Anal lobes narrowed to apex; Anal lobe ratio 1.8-2.0 (n=4). Insertion of anterior laeral taenia at 0.44-0.50 of lobe length (n=1).
(Linked adult male: Langton and Pinder, 2003a)

Species keys out at Page 56: Tanypodinae 42 Hayesomyia of the Text Key.

Austria (old recorded find of an adult, Janecek, 1999a), Ireland (Murray and Fittkau, 1985a) and Belgium.
W Europe.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Other subfamilies).

Ecological notes