Acamptocladius reissi

Author: Cranston and Saether, 1982

Diagnosis (n=2)
Exuviae 2.6mm long (054-2.jpg).
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn elongate egg-shaped, broadest near base, or elongate oval; minutely spinulate on apical half (054f.jpg). Thoracic horn 110, 123µm long; ThR 3.1, 3.5.
Abdomen: Tergite armament not so neatly arranged (as in Acamptocladius submontanus) in transverse bands, the median and posterior bands joined (054g.jpg). Tergite II with a narrow posterior median projection crowned with a small pad of hooks (054-2.jpg). Tergites IV and V anterior to the median point band filled with strong spiculate points. Pedes spurii B on segment II large. Lateral setae of segments VII and VIII long, simple, forked or branched; rarely all simple.
Anal segment: Anal lobe ratio 1.5, 1.7. Anal lobes without fringe; lobes end in a point posteriorly.
(Linked adult male: Langton and Pinder, 2003a)

Species keys out at Page 726: Orthocladiinae 138 Acamptocladius of the Text Key.

Widespread in Europe.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Orthocladiinae).

Ecological notes
Northern and montane pools.