Neozavrelia longappendiculata

Author: Albu, 1980

Exuviae 2.4mm long (n=1) (130-1.jpg).
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn absent, precorneal setae weak (130b.jpg).
Abdomen: Tergites II-VI with an anterior pair of more or less circular point patches, the remainder of the tergites nearly covered with shagreen (130c.jpg). Segments without lateral taeniae.
Anal segment: Anal lobes reduced in size and without a taeniate fringe, bearing only 1-3 short apical setae (130d.jpg).
(Linked adult male: Langton and Pinder, 2003a)

Species keys out at Page 375: Tanytarsini 18 Neozavrelia of the Text Key.

Widespread in Europe.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Chironominae).

Ecological notes
Lakes and pools.