http://www.collembola.org/key/nothobry.htm - Last updated on 2017.01.31 by Frans Janssens
Checklist of the Collembola: Key to the species of Nothobrya

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.

Tatiana Cristina da Silveira, Departamento de Entomologia, Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Quinta da Boa Vista, São Cristóvão, 20940-040 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Maria Cleide de Mendonça, Departamento de Entomologia, Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Quinta da Boa Vista, São Cristóvão, 20940-040 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
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). Retinaculum with 2 setae; tenent seta truncated; trochanteral
        organ with 3-4 smooth setae......................... schubarti
      Retinaculum with 4 ciliated setae; tenent seta pointed;
        trochanteral organ with about 15 smooth setae........... arlei

Differential diagnoses

arlei
Retinaculum with 4 ciliated setae. Tenent seta pointed. Trochanteral organ with about 15 smooth setae.

schubarti
Retinaculum with 2 setae. Tenent seta truncated. Trochanteral organ with 3–4 smooth setae.


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