Lauterborniella agrayloides

Author: (Kieffer, 1911)

Exuviae 3.1mm long (n=4) (116-1.jpg).
Cephalothorax: Thorax with conspicuously large granules near suture (112b.jpg).
Abdomen: Hook row II 0.26x width tergite (n=1). Tergites II-VI with a pair of transversely elongate anterior point patches (116c.jpg). Vortex present. Lateral taeniae of segments V-VIII: 3,4,4,4 (116-1.jpg).
Anal segment: Fringe of anal lobe with 17-20 taeniae (n=4) (116d.jpg). Anal lobe ratio 1.6-1.8 (n=4).
(Linked adult male: Langton and Pinder, 2003a)

Species keys out at Page 270: Chironomini 167 Lauterborniella of the Text Key.

Holarctic species: widespread in Europe.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Chironominae).

Ecological notes
Northern lakes.