Paracricotopus pe3

new form

Exuviae 2.8-3.3mm long (n=5).
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn 210-240µm long; ThR 5.2-10 (n=5). Precorneal setae thin, not set on tubercles or mounds.
Abdomen: Tergites III-VI with median transverse bands, 2-4 points wide, only half tergite width; rudimentary on II. Pedes spurii B absent. No lateral taeniae on segments III-VI; lateral taeniae of segments VII, VIII: 4, 5.
Anal segment: Anal lobe ratio 2.0-2.1 (n=4). Fringe of anal lobe of 9-15 taeniae (n=5), much shorter than the anal macrosetae; length macrosetae 0.6-0.65x length of the anal lobe (n=5).

Form keys out at Page 616: Orthocladiinae 28 Paracricotopus of the Text Key.

Southern Spain.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Orthocladiinae).

Ecological notes
Streams, river.