Telopelopia fascigera

Author: (Verneaux, 1970)

Diagnosis (n=2 unless stated otherwise, material in coll. ZSM)
Exuviae 5.5mm long (n=1) (015-1.jpg).
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn 350, 360µm long; ThR 2.1, 2.3. Plastron plate 75x40, 93x58µm. Rim 140x90, 165x105µm. Plastron plate length 0.21, 0.27 of horn length. (015b.jpg)
Abdomen: Armament of simple and forked spinules only. Anterior lateral taenia of segment VII at 0.54, 0.55 of length segment VII. Anterior lateral taenia of segment VIII at 0.38, 0.41 of length segment VIII.
Anal segment: Anal lobe ratio 2.2, 2.3. Insertion of anterior anal taenia at 0.48, 0.51 of lobe length. (015c.jpg)

Species keys out at Page 58: Tanypodinae 44 Telopelopia of the Text Key.

W Europe and circum-Mediterranean.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Other subfamilies).

Ecological notes
Large rivers.