Podonominae - Subfamily

Head from Podonominae whith a strong beard
Head from Podonominae whith a strong beard

Head:

  1. antenna
  2. mandible
  3. teeth of mentum
  4. large ventromental plates with strong beard
  5. submental setae
  6. postoccipital margin

Prodiamesinae - Subfamily

Head from Prodiamesinae
Head from Prodiamesinae

Head:

  1. antenna
  2. mentum teeth
  3. strong beard
  4. submental setae
  5. postoccipital plate
  6. postoccipital margin
Abdomen from Prodiamesinae
Abdomen from Prodiamesinae

abdomen:

  1. antenna
  2. a) anterior and b) posterior parapods
  3. anal papillae
  4. procerus (typical: very large!)
  5. anal setae

Tanypodinae - Subfamily

Head from Tanypodinae
Head from Tanypodinae

head:

  1. antenna (retractil!)
  2. maxillar palp
  3. mentum with inner ligula
  4. postoccipital margin
Head from Tanypodinae with anterior parapods (seems to be fused to be only one)
Head from Tanypodinae with anterior parapods (seems to be fused to be only one)

head:

  1. antenna (retractil!)
  2. maxillar palp
  3. anterior parapods (it seems to be only one)

Chironominae - Subfamily

Head from Chironominae - Tribus Chironomini Robackia demeijerei (Kruseman 1933)

Tribe Chironomini (1)

head:

  1. antenna
  2. mandible
  3. S-setae (S1 ?)
  4. premandibles
  5. mentum teeth
  6. well developed ventromental plates
  7. postoccipital plate
Head from Chironominae (Tribus Chironomini)
Head from Chironominae - Tribus Chironomini Robackia demeijerei (Kruseman 1933)

Tribe Chironomini (2)

head:

  1. antenna
  2. mandibles
  3. maxillar palp?
  4. mentum teeth
  5. well developed ventromental plate (note: the left one can not be seen here)
  6. submental setae

 

abdomen:

  1. head
  2. anterior (a) and posterior (b) parapods; note: here very long and thin
  3. anal setae
  4. supra anal setae
Abdomen from Chironominae (Tribus Chironomini)
Abdomen from Chironominae - Tribus Chironomini Robackia demeijerei (Kruseman 1933)
Head from Chironominae (Tribus Tanytarsini) Micropsectra? spec.
Head from Chironominae (Tribus Tanytarsini) Micropsectra? spec.

Tribe Tanytarsini

head:

  1. antenna: a) Lauterborn organs on long pedicells; b) flagellum
  2. antennal pedestal
  3. antennal spur
  4. mentum teeth
  5. ventromental plates: typical thin and medially close together
  6. postoccipital plate
  7. postoccipital margin

Orthocladinae - Subfamily

Head from Orthocladiinae
Head from Orthocladiinae
  1. antenna
  2. pecten epipharyngis
  3. lateral chaetulae?
  4. premandibles
  5. mentum teeth
  6. hidden mandible + hidden maxilla
  7. (very week) ventromental plates
  8. postoccipital plate (broken here) with postoccipital margin
Mouth region from Orthocladiinae
Mouth region from Orthocladiinae

Mouth region (head):

  1. antenna
  2. S-setae (S1)
  3. pecten epipharyngis
  4. labral chetae
  5. premandible
  6. mentum teeth
  7. maxillae with a) tiny maxillar palp
  8. week developed ventromental plate
  9. submental setae
Abdomen from Orthocladiinae
Abdomen from Orthocladiinae

abdomen:

  1. head
  2. a) anterior b) posterior parapods
  3. anal setae
  4. procerus
  5. anal papillae