Macrotrachela aculeata Milne, 1886
Macrotrachela aculeata; creeping, ventral view (1). ventral cuticula with transversal folds
Macrotrachela aculeata; creeping (1)
Macrotrachela aculeata; focal plane on the dorsal cuticula (1)
Macrotrachela aculeata; left image: posterior part showing the foldings on the rump cuticula, granulatetd foot with spurs and 3 toes (1). Right image dorsal side of the foot with charactristic bump on 1st segment (arrowhead) (1).
Macrotrachela aculeata; another specimen from another sample (Hattingen Oberstüter, moss on roof, 29.06.2013) (2)
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Differential diagnosis: M. aculeata maybe confused with M. papillosa. M. aculeata has a granulated foot with bump on foot which M. papillosa lacks .
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Location: Germany, Bonn, mouth of Sieg to Rhine, tree moss on aspen (Populus sp.)(1)
Habitat: moss on tree
Date: 28.06.2013
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