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Towards understanding Lepidocyrtus Bourlet, 1839 (Collembola, Entomobryidae) I: Diagnosis of the subgenus Setogaster, new records and redescriptions of species

Mateos, Eduardo; Greenslade, Penelope


The taxonomic status of the subgenera of Lepidocyrtus Bourlet is confused. Currently ten subgenera are recognised but their separation, using the existing set of diagnostic characters, is not clear. Collections over the last forty years have shown that species of Setogaster Salmon, originally described as a genus (Trichogaster Handschin) and currently considered a subgenus of Lepidocyrtus, are common and widespread in Australia. The diagnostic characters of Setogaster, as given by Handschin,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4044.1.6


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