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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4092.2.11

Redescription of Protanura papillata Cassagnau & Delamare Deboutteville, 1955 (Collembola, Neanuridae, Neanurinae), with new records from Middle East, and with supplemented diagnosis and key to the genus

ADRIAN SMOLIS, DARIUSZ SKARŻYŃSKI, MORTEZA KAHRARIAN, IGHOR J. KAPRUS

Abstract


The poorly known Neanurini genus Protanura is rediagnosed and briefly compared with Lathriopyga. Protanura papillata Cassagnau & Delamare Deboutteville, 1955, known to date only from Lebanon, is redescribed based on the lectotype and new extensive material from Middle East.

 


Keywords


Collembola, Springtails, taxonomy, Western Paealarctic

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