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Description and conservation status of a new species of Australotomurus (collembola: Entomobryidae: Orchesellinae) from Urban Perth remnant Bushland

Greenslade, Penelope; Jordana, Rafael

Description

A new species of the Australian endemic genus Australotomurus Stach, 1947 A. morbidus sp. nov., is described from four urban remnants in Perth. Australotomurus morbidus sp. nov. is the first species in the genus found to possess male sec-ondary sexual characters on antennal segment III as well as I. The males of all other described species in the genus occur-ring in south-eastern Australia have secondary sexual characters on antennal segments I and II rather than I and III. Typical habitats for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75597
Source: Zootaxa
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3872.5.7

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