Stenochironomus pe3

Form described by Langton, 1991

Diagnosis (n=2)
Exuviae 5.9, 8.5mm long.
Cephalothorax: Thoracic horn much branched. Thorax with conspicuously large granules near suture (112b.jpg).
Abdomen: Hook row II medially interrupted (115i.jpg), length of row 0.30, 0.32 (0.15, 0.20 gap) 0.34, 0.36x width tergite; hooks 31/33, 38/43. Tergites VII and VIII without anterior armament. Conjunctives III/IV and IV/V bare. Vortex absent. Comb of segment VIII 7, 8 blunt marginal teeth. Lateral taeniae of segments V-VIII: 0,1,4,5.
Anal segment: Fringe of anal lobe with 54/56, 75/84 taeniae.

Form keys out at Page 266: Chironomini 163 Stenochironomus of the Text Key.

North Mediterranean.
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Chironominae).

Ecological notes
Streams; Greece.