Eukiefferiella bedmari

Author: Vilchez-Quero and Laville, 1988

Diagnosis (n=2 unless otherwise stated)
Exuviae 3.6, 3.7mm long.
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn base swollen, obviously distinct from the apical filament. Median antepronotal setae 1,2: 263, 250; 40, 60µm long; precorneal setae 1-3: 325; 68; 50µm long (n=1); dorsocentral setae 1-4: 237, 250; 18, 20; 65, 78; 13µm long.
Abdomen: Anterior transverse bands of points present on tergites II-VI(VII). Hook row restricted to tergite V (rarely on IV and V); hooks 5, 6. Points of posterior transverse rows tooth-like, short; length posterior teeth tergites III and IV 13µm.
Anal segment: Anal lobe ratio 1.6, 1.7. Anal lobes without fringe. Length of anal macrosetae 0.78, 0.83x lobe length.

Species keys out at Page 719: Orthocladiinae 131 Eukiefferiella of the Text Key.

Circum-Mediterranean (Azzouzi et al., 1992a).
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Orthocladiinae).

Ecological notes
Rivers; circum-mediterranean.