Eukiefferiella dittmari

Author: Lehmann, 1972

Exuviae 2.4-3.3mm long (n=8).
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn absent. Median antepronotal setae 1,2: 30-77; 75-90µm long (n=3); precorneal setae 1-3: 87-125; 70-113; 57-80µm long (n=4); dorsocentral setae 1-4: 37-40; 45-50; 35-40; 13-16µm long (n=3). No pearl row.
Abdomen: Hook rows on tergites continuous; hooks III 10-23, IV 14-24, V 4-20 (n=7). Posterior teeth III 20-30; IV 25µm long (n=6). No anterior transverse bands of points on tergites II-VI (though there may be extensive fine shagreen anteriorly on these segments) (051j.jpg). Lateral setae of segment VIII short and thin.
Anal segment: Anal lobe ratio 1.3-2.0 (n=7). Fringe absent, anal macrosetae shorter than anal lobes, 0.53-0.72x length of lobe (n=5).
(Linked adult male: Langton and Pinder, 2003a)

Species keys out at Page 714: Orthocladiinae 126 Eukiefferiella of the Text Key.

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

Ecological notes