http://www.collembola.org/key/archrura.htm - Last updated on 2017.10.31 by Frans Janssens
Checklist of the Collembola: Key to the species of Archaphorura

This key is still under construction. Note that missing figures will be provided as soon as possible. Currently, the key is in the feasibility study phase to find out how to integrate in the checklist in a modular way a key that has been generated with DELTA.

Igor J. Kaprus', State Museum of Natural History, Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, Teatral'na St.18, UA-79008 L'viv, Ukraine
Wanda M. Weiner, Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, Polish Academy of Sciences, Slawkowska 17, Pl-31016 Kraków, Poland
Frans Janssens, Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, B-2020, Belgium

Rationale

The rationale for taxa used and not used as well as subtaxonomic classification for some taxa is to be provided.

Key

Note that no distinction between subtaxa and taxa is made in the key.

1(0). Cephalic dorsal pseudocellar formula: 32...................... 2
      Cephalic dorsal pseudocellar formula: 42, complete dorsal
        pseudocellar formula: 42/144/44454, ventral pseudocellar
        formula: 1?/000/11120............................... marcuzzii
 
2(1). Dorsal pseudocellar formula: 32/122/33343; ventral pseudocellar
        formula: 2/000/11111....................... serratotuberculata
      Dorsal pseudocellar formula: 32/133/44463; ventral pseudocellar
        formula: 1?/000/11010............................... alavensis

Differential diagnoses

alavensis
Cephalic dorsal pseudocellar formula: 32. Dorsal pseudocellar formula: 32/133/44463. Ventral pseudocellar formula: 1?/000/11010.

marcuzzii
Cephalic dorsal pseudocellar formula: 42, complete dorsal pseudocellar formula: 42/144/44454, ventral pseudocellar formula: 1?/000/11120.

serratotuberculata
Cephalic dorsal pseudocellar formula: 32. Dorsal pseudocellar formula: 32/122/33343. Ventral pseudocellar formula: 2/000/11111.


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