Paracricotopus pe2

Form described by Langton, 1991

Diagnosis (n=1)
Exuviae 2.5mm long.
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn 175µm long; ThR 5.4.
Abdomen: Tergites II-VI with a median transverse row of strong points, which on III-V extend nearly the width of the tergite (038d.jpg). No lateral taeniae on segments III-VI; lateral taeniae of segment VII 1, VIII 4. Pedes spurii B absent.
Anal segment: Anal lobe ratio 1.4. Fringe of anal lobe of 16 taeniae, shorter than the anal macrosetae.

Form keys out at Page 617: Orthocladiinae 29 Paracricotopus of the Text Key.

S. Europe.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Orthocladiinae).

Ecological notes
Running water.