Boreochlus thienemanni

Author: Edwards, 1938

Diagnosis (n=4, material in coll. ZSM)
Exuviae 2.9-3.2mm long.
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn 250-285µm long; ThR 1.9-2.2. Plastron plate length 0.29-0.38 of horn length. (002d.jpg)
Abdomen: Segment VIII with two small setae on the apico-lateral corner (002e.jpg). Posterior margins of abdominal segments unarmed.
Anal segment: Segment IX drawn out posteriorly into a toothed spur on each side with 2 widely separated, small hair-like setae on each side and a fine hair-like seta on each apical spur internally (002e.jpg).

Species keys out at Page 8: Podonominae 2 of the Text Key.

Palaearctic species: Fennoscandia (Lindegaard, 1997a).
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Other subfamilies).

Ecological notes
Far northern cold springs; in moss.