Krenopelopia spec-Alpen

Form described by Fittkau, 1962

Diagnosis (n=1, in part after Fittkau, 1962a)
Exuviae 3.7mm long.
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn 385/400µm long; ThR 2.9/3.0. Thoracic horn with plastron plate occupying the whole of its apex, without rim; plate 112x130/118x140µm.
Abdomen: Segments V and VI with a long lateral taenia in anterior quart, somewhat similar to the lateral taeniae on VII (018e.jpg). Segment VII with three lateral taeniae; anterior lateral taenia of segment VII at 0.2 of length segment VII. Segment VIII with 5 stronger lateral taeniae, evenly spaced, of twice the segment length; anterior lateral taenia at 0.4 of length segment VIII.
Anal segment: Each anal lobe about 1.7x as long as broad, its apex smooth, bluntly pointed and curved outwards, with a conspicuous tubercle on its inner edge. Anal lobe ratio 1.8. Insertion of anterior anal taenia at 0.34 of lobe length. Lobes with 2 strong lateral taeniae, similar to segment VIII.

Form keys out at Page 73: Tanypodinae 59 Krenopelopia of the Text Key.

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

Ecological notes
Alpine shallow standing water.