Parakiefferiella fennica

Author: Tuiskunen, 1986

Diagnosis (n=4) (in part after Tuiskunen, 1986a - in italics)
Exuviae 2.1-2.5mm long.
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn absent.
Abdomen: Tergites IV-VI without a distinct circular antero-median point patch. Pedes spurii B of segments II and III well-developed (058g.jpg); pedes spurii A present on sternites IV-VII. Lateral margins of abdominal segments without a hair fringe. Lateral setae of abdominal segments short.
Anal segment: Anal lobe ratio 2.1-2.4. Anal lobes without fringe. Length of anal macrosetae 0.41-0.55x lobe length. Apices of anal lobes at most with vague indications of teeth with few to several teeth on outer and inner margins of elongations.
(Linked adult male: Langton and Pinder, 2003a)

Species keys out at Page 738: Orthocladiinae 150 Parakiefferiella of the Text Key.

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

Ecological notes