Paratanytarsus pe2

new form

Exuviae 3.5mm (n=2).
Cephalothorax: Frontal setae taeniate, 110µm long (n=1). Thoracic horn 46, 54µm long (n=2), small toothed distally (131e.jpg); ThR 4.5, 11.5 (n=2). Wing sheaths with a pearl row.
Abdomen: Tergite III without spines. Anterior point patches present on tergites IV and V with points about 12µm long; ArR IV : V 1.0 : 0.56, 0.88 (n=2). Tergite IV with an arched band of points. Point patches of tergite V paired; rarely single. Comb of segment VIII 0, 40µm wide (n=2); with 6-10 marginal teeth (n=2). Lateral taeniae of segments V-VIII: 3,4,4,5.
Anal segment: Fringe of anal lobe with 14-17 taeniae (n=2).

Form keys out at Page 384: Tanytarsini 27 Paratanytarsus of the Text Key.

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