Lapposmittia parvibarba

Author: Edwards, 1939

Diagnosis (Material in coll. ZSM)
Exuviae 2.5-3.0mm long (n=6) (055-2.jpg).
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn 125-163µm long (n=6), horn broad, tapering to apex which has a dense group of small points (055h.jpg); ThR 2.8-4.3 (n=5).
Abdomen: Lateral setae of posterior segments long, the longest on VIII about as long as the segment (055-2.jpg).
Anal segment: Anal lobe ratio 1.8-2.4 (n=5). Anal lobes without fringe. Length of anal macrosetae 0.58-0.81x lobes length (n=6) (055i.jpg).

Species keys out at Page 728: Orthocladiinae 140 Lapposmittia of the Text Key.

Fennoscandia, (Bulgaria).
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Orthocladiinae).

Ecological notes
Far northern pools.