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A new species of Friesea (Collembola: Neanuridae) from the Antarctic Continent

Greenslade, Penelope


A new species of Friesea was found in East Antarctica and is described here as Friesea eureka sp. nov. This is the first new collembolan species to be described from the Antarctic continent in 30 years, even though ice-free areas have been intensively surveyed over that time. It brings to five the number of described species of the genus Friesea known from the Antarctic continent and Peninsula, so is the most speciose genus of Collembola in the region. However, one of these, F. grisea Schäffer,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-10-05
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Natural History
DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2018.1523483


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