Zavrelimyia berberi

Author: Fittkau, 1962

Exuviae 4.9-5.5mm long (n=3).
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn 313-363µm long (n=6), curved shortly after the base, more or less parallel-sided or widened towards apex, toothed; ThR 3.9-5.0 (n=3). Plastron plate offset at horn apex, with a clear rim; plate 20-25x13-15µm (n=6), maximum diameter 0.06-0.07x horn length (n=6), 3.8-4.2x width neck (n=4), 0.30-0.5x maximum width rim (n=5). Respiratory atrium thin-walled, 0.41-0.48x lumen width (n=3), at most a little undulate marginally. Thorax comb well-developed, composed of strong, more or less parallel-sided teeth.
Abdomen: Tergite I with a median mark. Segments (II,III)IV-V(VI,VII) with a distinct dark, more or less isodiametric mark antero-medially, contrasting strongly with the rest of the segment. Tergite and sternite VIII with extensive shagreen, covering much, or all, of the tergite. Pleura of tergites III-V with spinulation extending over most of the segment length. Anterior lateral taenia of segment VII at 0.38-0.49 of length segment VII (n=5). Anterior lateral taenia of segment VIII at 0.23-0.30 of length segment VIII (n=5).
Anal segment: Anal lobes toothed strongly both externally beyond the lateral taeniae and internally, both margins convexly narrowed to apex. Anal lobe ratio 3.05-3.67 (n=5). Insertion of anterior anal taenia at 0.36-0.45 of lobe length (n=5).

Species keys out at Page 97: Tanypodinae 83 Zavrelimyia of the Text Key.

Circum-Mediterranean (Azzouzi et al., 1992a).
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Other subfamilies).

Ecological notes
Streams, circum-mediterranean.