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Revision of Acanthocyrtus (Collembola: Entomobryidae), with description of a new genus from eastern Asia

Zhang, Feng; Deharveng, Louis; Greenslade, Penelope; Chen, Jian-xiu

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In this paper, we reassess the status of the two genera of scaled Entomobryinae with dental spines (Acanthocyrtus and Acanthurella) and we erect a new genus (Sinhomidia) on the basis of scale morphology and scale distribution. Scales are partially pointed in Acanthocyrtus and all rounded in Acanthurella. The new genus, Sinhomidia, has pointed scales, but lacks dental scales contrary to Acanthurella and Acanthocyrtus; in addition, it exhibits a unique dorsal macrochaetotaxy. Three new species of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/59946
Source: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society
DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2008.00521.x

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