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New Australian Paronellidae (Collembola) reveal anomalies in existing tribal diagnoses

Greenslade, Penelope; Ma, Yitong; Zhang, Feng


We describe here two new species, Zhuqinia jingwanae, gen. & sp. nov. and Paronellides praefectus, sp. nov., both from Mount Twynam, New South Wales, Australia. The systematic position of Zhuqinia, gen. nov. in relation to other paronellids is not clear because the new genus possesses pointed, heavily striated scales similar to species of Callyntrurini. However, unlike species in that tribe, it lacks dental scales. Instead, Zhuqinia, gen. nov. is more similar to the unscaled genus Paronellides...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Invertebrate Systematics
DOI: 10.1071/IS16073


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