Trissocladius pe1

new form

Diagnosis (n=5, leg. J. Moubayed.)
Exuviae 4.4-5.5mm long.
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn 370-374µm, small-toothed, narrowed apically to pointed tip (150t.jpg); ThR 5.3-9.3.
Abdomen: Tergites II/III-VIII extensively shagreened; II without an apical transverse band of hooks or pad of hooked spines; III-VIII without posterior swellings; III-VI posteriorly without larger points. Conjunctives III/IV-V/VI armed with an extensive band of points similar in form to those on the tergites. Pedes spurii B well developed. Lateral taeniae of segment V 4, VI 5. At least 1 lateral seta on segment VII, and all those on segment VIII taeniate.
Anal segment: Anal lobe ratio 1.8-2.0. Fringe of anal lobe with 46-57 taeniae. Each lobe with 4-6 anal macrosetae.

Species keys out at Page 650: Orthocladiinae 62 Trissocladius of the Text Key.

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

Ecological notes
Temporary pools, southern France.