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Biogeographical and ecological insights from Australasian faunas: the megadiverse collembolan genus, Entomobrya (Entomobryidae)

Jordana, Rafael; Greenslade, Penelope


Originally the genus Entomobrya (Collembola: Entomobryidae) comprised 25 species names in Australia including 7 subspecies of which 13 were exotic (50%) and the rest native. All native species had been either described by H. Schött or H. Womersley and had not been examined since 1942. Specific characters they used were few, mainly colour pattern and gross morphological features such as unguis, unguis teeth and mucronal form. Chaetotaxic characters have now been developed. We now here...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4770.1.1


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