Adult Abdomen Morphology
Female genitalia description:
Oviscapt with a compressed, acute apex usually minutely serrated along ventral keel. Spermatheca without lateral lagena. Ductus and corpus bursae membranous, without spines or signa.
Female pregenital sexual scales:
Female oviduct opening:
Male pregenital sexual scales:
Male genitalia description:
Uncus reduced, often bilobed; tegumen a moderate to narrow, dorsal band. Vinculum well developed with an elongate, broad to slender, V- to Y-shaped saccus. Valvae with 0-3 pairs of either sessile or pedunculate pectinifers; pectinifers absent in Adela, Cauchus, Nemophora, and some subgenera of Ceromitia. Juxta slender, sagittate. Aedoeagus an elongate tube; cornuti usually present. apex sometimes also armed with large, exogenous spines.
Sternum 5 gland:
Adult abdomen description:
Anterior third of sternum 2 with a slender, U-shaped caudal rim; sternum 7 of female triangular to subrectangular, caudal margin rounded to slightly emarginate.
phallotheca and aedeagus (phallus)
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