Metriocnemus carmencitabertarum

Author: Langton and Cobo, 1997

Exuviae 7.0mm long (n=1) (034-2.jpg).
Cephalothorax: Frontal setae and thoracic horn absent. Three precorneal setae. The four dorsocentral setae grouped close together.
Abdomen: Abdominal segments apart from the apical bands of tergites VI-VIII with minute shagreen only; apical bands of VII and VIII of strong points, of VI less well-developed. Four long lateral setae on segments I-VII, on VIII the posterior three setae are reduced (034-2.jpg). Pedes spurii A and B absent.
Anal segment: Anal lobe ratio 1.8. Three strong, curved anal macrosetae on the postero-lateral margin of the rounded anal lobes; length 0.52x lobe length (034f.jpg).

Species keys out at Page 589: Orthocladiinae 1 Metriocnemus of the Text Key.

Iberian Peninsula.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Orthocladiinae).

Ecological notes
Rain filled pools on granitic rock.