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

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.

Ma. Magdalena Vázquez, División de Ciensas e Ingenierias, Universidad de Quintana Roo Chetumal, Q. Roo, México
Leopoldo Q. Cutz Pool, División de Ciensas e Ingenierias, Universidad de Quintana Roo Chetumal, Q. Roo, México
José G. Palacios-Vargas, Laboratorio de Ecologia y Sistemática de Microartrópodos, Departamento de Biologia, Facultad de Ciensas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México D.F.

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). Eyes absent................................................... 2
      Eyes present......................................... nepalensis
 
2(1). Mucro absent; sensorial seta on fourth abdominal segment not
        candle flame shaped.................................... infima
      Mucro present but vestigial; sensorial seta on fourth abdominal
        segment candle flame shaped......................... nohbecana

Differential diagnoses

infima
Eyes absent. Mucro absent. Sensorial seta on fourth abdominal segment not candle flame shaped.

nepalensis
Eyes present. Head with 2 + 2 eyes.

nohbecana
Eyes absent. Mucro present but vestigial. Sensorial seta on fourth abdominal segment candle flame shaped.


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