Corynoneura celtica

Author: Edwards, 1924

Exuviae 1.5-1.9mm long (n=3).
Cephalothorax: Pearl row present.
Abdomen: Tergite armament of minute points. Sternite I not completely covered with spinules; if the antero-lateral corners are armed, then the spinules are smaller than those on sternite II (though there may be larger spinules posteriorly). Sternite II with long colourless spinules, 10µm or more long.
Anal segment: Anal lobe ratio 1.4-1.7. Fringe of anal lobe with 14-21 taeniae. (n=5), restricted to the posterior half of the lobes (036i.jpg). Apical setae of anal lobes taeniate, anterior apical seta at taeniae 4-7.
(Linked adult male: Langton and Pinder, 2003a)

Species keys out at Page 606: Orthocladiinae 18 Corynoneura of the Text Key.

Widespread in Europe, circum-Mediterranean.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Orthocladiinae).

Ecological notes
Streams and montane lakes; larvae in wet moss and on flat stones beneath the water surface.