Cricotopus pe16

new form

Exuviae 5.4-5.8mm long (n=5).
Cephalothorax: Cephalic tubercles conspicuous, without a finger-like projection. Thoracic horn 100-220µm long (n=5); ThR 6-10 (n=5).
Abdomen: Length hook row II 0.42-0.5x width tergite II; hooks 62-72 (n=4). Abdominal tergites armed with patches and bands of points; point patches absent on tergites VII and VIII. Segment VIII with 5 strong lateral setae.
Anal segment: Anal lobes rounded posteriorly; anal lobe ratio 1.0-1.8 (n=4). Anal macrosetae more or less equally strong, 0.6-0.8x length of anal lobe (n=4).

Form keys out at Page 924: Orthocladiinae 335 Cricotopus of the Text Key.

Southern Spain.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Orthocladiinae).

Ecological notes
Montane streams.