Georthocladius luteicornis

Author: (Goetghebuer, 1941)

Exuviae 3.6, 4.1mm long (n=2) (067-2.jpg).
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn absent.
Abdomen: Hook row II absent. Tergites II-VIII evenly covered with small sturdy points, and with a posterior transverse row of strong points, smaller and more numerous on anterior segments (067d.jpg).
Anal segment: Anal lobes truncate apically, with outer angle projecting a little as a compound tooth (067d.jpg); fringe absent.
(Linked adult male: Langton and Pinder, 2003a)

Species keys out at Page 816: Orthocladiinae 228 Georthocladius of the Text Key.

W+C Europe.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Orthocladiinae).

Ecological notes
Moorland mosses, mainly Sphagnum.