Clunio marinus

Author: Haliday, 1855

Exuviae 3.1mm long (n=1) (056-2.jpg).
Cephalothorax: Wing sheaths without pearl row and nose.
Abdomen: Tergite armament restricted to anterior and posterior transverse bands. Hook rows present on posterior margins of segments III-VII(VIII) (056-2.jpg , 056h.jpg).
Anal segment: Anal lobes and fringe absent; tergite IX with two narrow, pale spines on each side (056i.jpg).
(Linked adult male: Langton and Pinder, 2003a)

Species keys out at Page 809: Orthocladiinae 221 Clunio of the Text Key.

Widespread Atlantic/Northsea shores.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Orthocladiinae).

Ecological notes
Marine intertidal.