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Biology, affinity and description of an unusual aquatic new genus and species of isotomidae (collembola) from high altitude lakes in Tasmania

Greenslade, Penelope; Potapov, Mikhail


A new species of Isotomidae (Collembola) was collected from submerged stones on the edge of nine lakes on Tasmania's Central Highland Plateau. Because it did not comply fully with the characters of any existing genus, a new genus, Chionobora gen. n. is erected for it here. An Antarctic species, Desoria klovstadi (Carpenter), has characters which conform with the new genus so is formally transferred to the new genus here. The Antarctic Continent and Tasmania were last in proximity 60 million...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: European Journal of Entomology
DOI: 10.14411/eje.2015.032


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