Abiskomyia virgo

Author: Edwards, 1937

Diagnosis (Material in coll. ZSM)
Exuviae 4.7-5.3mm long (n=7).
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn 300-350µm long (n=7); ThR 5.3-7.2 (n=6). Thorax anteriorly densely armed with elongate teeth (055e.jpg).
Abdomen: Tergites IV-VI with an antero-median circular point patch (055c.jpg). Apical hooked points of segments IV and V with small bases, the point of the hooks mostly reaching beyond the base.
Anal segment: Anal lobe ratio 1.0-1.3 (n=5). Anal segment very short: distance from base to tip of apical projections about 0.6x total width of the segment; apical projections short (055f.jpg); lobes without fringe.

Species keys out at Page 730: Orthocladiinae 142 Abiskomyia of the Text Key.

Holarctic species: Fennoscandia, Russian Federation.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Orthocladiinae).

Ecological notes
Far northern lakes.