Thread subject: Diptera.info :: unknown Psychodidae larvae
Posted by atylotus on 16-06-2009 18:07
I have found a small larvae of what appears to be a larvae of Psychodini (Psychoda or Tinaeria), but has no chitinized plates on the dorsal segments as is usual within Psychoda/Tinaeria. Also there seems to be no pseudosegmentation into26-27 segments. Is it perhaps a Psychodini larvae in an early stage? Does anybody know which genus/species?
I add a picture of
Posted by atylotus on 16-06-2009 18:08
Posted by atylotus on 16-06-2009 18:11
Posted by atylotus on 16-06-2009 18:13
and again in ventral view
Posted by Gunnar M Kvifte on 05-09-2009 00:03
I need more detailed pictures of the head capsule even to try.
Posted by atylotus on 10-09-2009 15:06
This is the best I can get..
The headcapsule from the ventral side showing multi-toothed mandibles and what appears to be a hypostomium with small bumps.
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Posted by atylotus on 10-09-2009 15:09
and in detail.
Posted by Cranefly on 15-03-2013 16:26
I found the next for Psychodinae: "anterior spiracles absent, preanal, lateroanal and adanal plates absent. Body length less than 1.5 mm. Hypostom without dents or with 1 row of dents only - the 1st age (see Salman, Vaillant, 1982). Revision des larves neonates des Dipteres Psychodidae de la sous-famille des Psychodinae. Trav.Lab. Hydrobiol. piscic. Univ. Grenoble. 71-73:231-254. But I have never seen this work.B)