Schineriella schineri

Author: (Strobl, 1880)

Diagnosis (n=1)
Exuviae 5.2mm long (022-1.jpg).
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn 375µm long, with rounded basal tubercle; ThR 3.1. Plastron plate 33x20µm; length 0.09x horn length; plastron plate without a rim (022b.jpg). Atrium of thoracic horn thin-walled, nearly filling the horn lumen, joined to the plastron plate by a short straight neck; width atrium 0.9x horn width. Thorax smooth. Thorax comb well-developed, composed of strong, more or less parallel-sided teeth.
Abdomen: Tergite I with a median mark. Segment VII transversely rectangular. Lateral taeniae of segment VII 3, VIII 5. Anterior lateral taenia of segment VII at 0.53 of length segment VII. Anterior lateral taenia of segment VIII at 0.28 of length segment VIII.
Anal segment: Anal lobes without a thickened lateral edge. Anal lobes toothed externally only. Anal lobe ratio 3.1. Insertion of anterior anal taenia not beyond 0.45 lobe length. Insertion of anterior anal taenia at 0.4 of lobe length. (022c.jpg)
(Linked adult male: Langton and Pinder, 2003a)

Species keys out at Page 87: Tanypodinae 73 Schineriella of the Text Key.

Widespread reports from Europe.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Other subfamilies).

Ecological notes
Standing water.