Macropelopia spec-Norwegen

Form described by Fittkau, 1962

Diagnosis (in part after Fittkau, 1962a - in italics)
Exuviae larger than Macropelopia nebulosa.
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn over 500µm long, narrowing to apex; plastron plate as wide as the horn, somewhat triangular, occupying the apical third of the horn; rim absent. Thorax with well-spaced, regular, transverse grooves from suture. Thorax comb absent.
Abdomen: Mark on segment I absent. Seta D2 of segment IV anterior to the spinous seta D1 (010g.jpg). Seta D3 as in nebulosa (on III-V a ‘ Hakenborste’ , long, flattened and hooked apically). Conjunctives II/III-VI/VII shagreened.
Anal segment: Anal lobes fringed with hair-like teeth externally only. Inner margin of lobe straight or slightly concave.
See Fittkau, 1962a, fig. 38 (thoracic horn)

Form keys out at Page 34: Tanypodinae 20 Macropelopia of the Text Key.

(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Other subfamilies).