http://www.collembola.org/key/tullsubf.htm - Last updated on 2017.07.31 by Frans Janssens
Checklist of the Collembola: Key to the subfamilies of Tullbergiidae

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.

Wolfram Dunger, SENCKENBERG Museum of Natural History Görlitz, 02806, Görlitz, Germany
Bettina Schlitt, SENCKENBERG Museum of Natural History Görlitz, 02806, Görlitz, Germany
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). Sense organ of third antennal segment with multiple sensory
        clubs....................................................... 2
      Sense organ of third antennal segment with only one sensory
        club......................................... Austraphorurinae
 
2(1). Sense organ of third antennal segment with more than two sensory
        clubs....................................................... 3
      Sense organ of third antennal segment with two sensory clubs....
         .............................................. Mesaphorurinae
 
3(2). Sense organ of third antennal segment with four sensory clubs...
         ............................................. Clavaphorurinae
      Sense organ of third antennal segment with three sensory clubs..
         ............................................... Tullbergiinae

Differential diagnoses

Austraphorurinae
Sense organ of third antennal segment with only one sensory club.

Clavaphorurinae
Sense organ of third antennal segment with multiple sensory clubs. Sense organ of third antennal segment with more than two sensory clubs. Sense organ of third antennal segment with four sensory clubs.

Mesaphorurinae
Sense organ of third antennal segment with multiple sensory clubs. Sense organ of third antennal segment with two sensory clubs.

Tullbergiinae
Sense organ of third antennal segment with multiple sensory clubs. Sense organ of third antennal segment with more than two sensory clubs. Sense organ of third antennal segment with three sensory clubs.


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