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

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.

José G. Palacios-Vargas, Laboratorio de Ecologia y Sistemática de Microartrópodos, Departamento de Ecologia y Recursos Naturales, Facultad de Ciensas, UNAM, México D.F.
Carlos Simón Benito, F. de Ciencias, Dpto. Biología-Zoología, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 28049 Madrid, España
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). Dorsal subcuticular reticulation on all thoracic segments and on
        fourth abdominal segment.................................. ome
      Dorsal subcuticular reticulation only on head and fifth
        abdominal segment........................................... 2
 
2(1). Eye cluster with 2 ocelli..................................... 3
      Eye cluster with 3 ocelli............................ trioculata
 
3(2). Body pigment absent; furcal tubercle with six microsetae..... ce
      Body pigment present; furcal tubercle with four microsetae.. yei

Differential diagnoses

ce
Body pigment absent. Dorsal subcuticular reticulation only on head and fifth abdominal segment. Eye cluster with 2 ocelli. Furcal tubercle with six microsetae.

ome
Dorsal subcuticular reticulation on all thoracic segments and on fourth abdominal segment.

trioculata
Dorsal subcuticular reticulation only on head and fifth abdominal segment. Eye cluster with 3 ocelli.

yei
Body pigment present. Dorsal subcuticular reticulation only on head and fifth abdominal segment. Eye cluster with 2 ocelli. Furcal tubercle with four microsetae.


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