Telmatogeton pectinata

Author: (Deby, 1889)

Diagnosis (n=1)
Exuviae about 3.6mm long (001-1.jpg).
Cephalothorax: Frontal setae 150µm long. Thoracic horn 0.21mm, breadth 0.065mm; opening of lumen beyond half-way (001b.jpg). Median antepronotal setae 113µm long; precorneal setae 1,2: 113; 100µm long; dorsocentral setae 113µm long.
Abdomen: (001c.jpg ; 001d.jpg)
Anal segment: Segment 0.55mm long (not including VIII which is partly torn off). (001f.jpg)
(Linked adult male: Langton and Pinder, 2003a)

Species keys out at Page 4: Telmatogetoninae 2 Telmatogeton of the Text Key.

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

Ecological notes
Marine intertidal.