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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4483.1.5

Revision of the genus Palmanura Cassagnau, 1983 (Collembola: Neanuridae: Neanurinae: Sensillanurini)

ANGELA ARANGO, JOSÉ G. PALACIOS-VARGAS, MAGDALENA VÁZQUEZ, ELIDA P. MARÍN

Abstract


A revision of Palmanura is presented, P. klompeni sp. nov. P. moralesi sp. nov., P. contrerasi sp. nov. and P. axelretanai sp. nov. are described and illustrated, and P. normae Palacios-Vargas, 1996 and P. sernai Palacios-Vargas & Simón Benito, 2009 are redescribed. New records and distribution data are given for several species and a key for identifying every species of the genus are included. A discussion on the ventral chaetotaxy of all genera of the tribe Sensillanurini and a comparison with other tribes of Neanurinae is also provided.

 


Keywords


Collembola, taxonomy; Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, ventral chaetotaxy, key

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