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Checklist of the Collembola: Neelidae

Familia Neelidae Folsom JW, 1896:391 key
Genus Number
of species
Acanthoneelidus1
Megalothorax27
Neelides7
Neelus11
Spinaethorax2
Zelandothorax1
Neelidae49
Genera with number of species
  Syn.: ... Megalothoracidae Börner, 1900
Neelus? sp.
2005 © Cheung, D. & Schmidt, J.
Megalothorax? sp. nov. from the UK
2006 © Brocklehurst, K.
Neelidae from the UK
2008.04.13 © Kilford., B
Neelidae from Hungary
2010.03.09 © Pfliegler, W.


Genus Acanthoneelidus Bretfeld, G et Griegel, A, 2006:46
  Syn.: Neelidae Acanthothorax Bretfeld & Griegel, 1999, nec Gaede, 1832
  Syn.: Neelidae Acanthothorax Bretfeld & Griegel, 1999, nec Costa, 1839
Species pratensis (Bretfeld, G & Griegel, A, 1999:212) Bretfeld, G & Griegel, A, 2006:46, t.t.

Genus Neelus Folsom, JW, 1896:391 key  key
Remark by ICZN. 2007:544: Placed on the Official List of Names in Zoology. Opinion 291.

Species sp.1 Papác, V, Lukic, M et Kovác, L, 2016:71
Species sp.2 Papác, V, Lukic, M et Kovác, L, 2016:71
Species sp.3 Papác, V, Lukic, M et Kovác, L, 2016:71
Species cvitanovici Papác, V, Lukic, M et Kovác, L, 2016:52
Neelus cvitanovici from Croatia
After Papác V, Lukic M & Kovác L, 2016 Fig.2

Species desantisi Najt, 1971
Species fimbriatus Bretfeld & Trinklein, 2000
             Syn.: Neelus fimriatus(sic) Papác, V et Palacios-Vargas, JG, 2016:50 ISS
Species klisurensis Kovác, L et Papác, V, 2010:44
Species koseli Kovác, L et Papác, V, 2010:37
            Syn.: Neelus sp. Kovác & Krchová, 2007
Neelus koseli from Slovakia
2012 © Kovác, L.

Species labralisetosus Massoud & Vannier, 1967
Species lackovici Papác, V, Lukic, M et Kovác, L, 2016:61
Neelus lackovici from Croatia
After Papác V, Lukic M & Kovác L, 2016 Fig.3

Species murinus Folsom, JW, 1896:391, n.c., t.t., B
            Syn.: Neelus minimus Womersley, 1932
            Syn.: Megalothorax minimus Womersley, 1939
            Syn.: Megalothorax murinus f. bolivari Bonet, 1944
Neelus murinus from the USA
After Folsom JW, 1896 Plate 8 Fig.5
Neelus murinus from the USA
Sagittal section
After Folsom JW, 1901 Plate 2 Fig.2
Neelus murinus from the UK
Antenna
2005 © Hopkin, S.P.
Neelus murinus from Belgium
2004 © Janssens, F.
Neelus murinus from the UK
2012.03.20 © Nurcombe, E.
Neelus murinus from the UK
2012.03.20 © Nurcombe, E.
Neelus murinus from the UK
2012.08.21 © Murray, A.
Neelus murinus from the UK
2012.08.21 © Murray, A.
Neelus murinus from the UK
Note tubular wax secretions
2012.08.21 © Murray, A.
Neelus murinus from the UK
2012.09.05 © Murray, A.
Neelus murinus from the UK
2012.10.03 © Murray, A.
Neelus murinus from the UK
2013.01.06 © Murray, A.
Neelus murinus from the UK
2013.01.06 © Murray, A.
Neelus murinus from the UK
2013.09.08 © Murray, A.
Neelus murinus from the UK
Furca with long slender mucrones
2013.12.10 © Nurcombe, E.
Neelus murinus from the UK
2013.12.12 © Nurcombe, E.
Neelus murinus from the UK
Wax tubes
2013.12.12 © Nurcombe, E.
Neelus murinus from the UK
Cephalic sensillar pits
2013.12.12 © Nurcombe, E.
Neelus murinus from Tasmania
2014.03.05 © Murray, A.
Neelus murinus? from Japan
2016.10.22 © Hara, Y.
Neelus murinus? from Japan
Long sharply pointed mucrones
2016.10.22 © Hara, Y.
Neelus murinus? from Japan
Long and narrow ant.3+4
2016.10.22 © Hara, Y.
Neelus murinus from France
2016.12.17 © Garcelon, P.
Neelus murinus from France
2017.01.28 © Picard, J.


Genus Neelides Caroli, 1912
Species sp.1 Greenslade P, 1994
Species sp.2 Janssens F & Murray A, 2014
Neelides "gigeri" from Tasmania
2014.03.09 © Murray, A.
Neelides "gigeri" from Tasmania
2014.03.09 © Murray, A.

Species bisetosus Bretfeld & Trinklein, 2000
Species dianae (Christiansen, K & Bellinger, P, 1981:1050) Cutz-Pool, LQ, Palacios-Vargas, JG & Vázquez, M, 2003:98
Species folsomi Caroli, 1912:2, t.t.
Species minutus (Folsom, JW, 1901:221) Bonet, 1947
Neelus minutus from the USA
After Folsom JW, 1901 Plate 2 Fig.3

            Syn.: Neelus sp. Becker, 1905
            Syn.: Neelides folsomi Caroli, 1912
            Syn.: Neelides folsomi Yosii, 1965
            Syn.: Neelides folsomi Yosii, R, 1977:163
Neelides minutus from the USA
2006 © Bernard, E.C.
Neelides minutus from the UK
Antenna
2005 © Hopkin, S.P.
Neelides minutus from Germany
2014.10.19 © Landgraf, A.
Neelides minutus from Germany
2014.10.19 © Landgraf, A.
Neelides minutus from the UK
2015.02.12 © Murray, A.
Neelides minutus from the UK
Characteristic shape of antennae
2015.02.12 © Murray, A.
Neelides minutus from the UK
Middorsal longitudinal stripe
2015.02.12 © Murray, A.
Neelides minutus from the UK
Ant.4 thinner then ant.3
2015.03.19 © Murray, A.
Neelides minutus from the UK
2015.03.19 © Murray, A.
Neelides minutus from the UK
Subadult
2015.03.19 © Murray, A.
Neelides minutus from Canada
2015.07.16 © Murray, A.

Species snideri Bernard, EC, 1975:183
Neelides snideri from the USA
After Bernard EC, 1975 Fig.1


Genus Megalothorax Willem, V, 1900:7 key
  Syn.: ... Neelus Folsom, 1901, partim
  Syn.: ... Neelus Womersley, 1932
  Syn.: Neelidae Amerus Collinge, WE et Shoebotham, JW, 1909:46 nec Berlese, 1883
Megalothorax sp. from Australia
1999 © Walter, D.E.
Megalothorax? sp. nov. from the UK
2006.11.01 © Brocklehurst, K.

  Syn.: Neelidae Megolothorax(sic) Cutz-Pool, LQ et Vázquez-González, M, 2012:106 ISS

Species-group minimus Papác V & Kovác L, 2013:569
Species aquaticus Stach, 1951
Species carpaticus Papác, V et Kovác, L, 2013:551
            Syn.: Megalothorax sp.nov. Kovác & al., 2006
            Syn.: Megalothorax sp.2 Papác & Kovác, 2012
Species minimus Willem, V, 1900:9, t.t., B
            Syn.: Amerus normani Collinge, WE et Shoebotham, JW, 1909:47
Amerus normani from the UK
After Collinge WE & Shoebotham JW, 1909 Pl.VI Fig.1

             Syn.: Amerus normanni(sic) Gisin, H, 1960:264 ISS
            Syn.: Megalothorax tristani Bonet, 1944
            Syn.: Neelus (Megalothorax) maculosus Maynard, EA, 1951:202
Neelus (Megalothorax) maculosus from the USA
After Maynard EA, 1951 Pl.XXII Fig.356

Megalothorax minimus
After Börner, C., 1906
Megalothorax minimus
After Börner, C., 1906
Neelus minimus from Australia
After Womersley H, 1932 Fig.1a
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
2005 © Hopkin, S.P.
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
In front of Pogonognathellus longicornis
2005 © Hopkin, S.P.
Megalothorax minimus from Sweden
2006 © Hall, K.
Megalothorax minimus from Sweden
2006 © Hall, K.
Megalothorax minimus from Sweden
2006 © Hall, K.

             Syn.: Megalothorax miniumus(sic) Fjellberg, A, Nygaard, PH et Stabbetorp, OE in Halldorsson, G, Oddsdottir, ES et Eggertsson, O, 2007:119 ISS
Megalothorax minimus from the USA
With diverticulate gut
2011.01.07 © Gerber, G.K.

             Syn.: Megolothorax(sic) mimimus(sic) Cutz-Pool, LQ et Vázquez-González, M, 2012:106 ISS
Megalothorax minimus juv. from the UK
2012.06.24 © Murray, A.
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
2012.06.24 © Murray, A.
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
2012.06.24 © Murray, A.
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
2012.06.24 © Murray, A.
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
2012.06.26 © Murray, A.
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
2012.07.08 © Nurcombe, E.
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
2012.07.10 © Murray, A.
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
2012.07.10 © Murray, A.
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
2012.11.18 © Lewington, A.
Megalothorax minimus from Belgium (bar=0.1mm)
After Schneider C & D'Haese CA, 2013 Fig.1D
Megalothorax minimus from Belgium
Abdominal sensory field with T-shaped sensillum (bar=0.01mm)
After Schneider C & D'Haese CA, 2013 Fig.3F
Megalothorax minimus from France (bar=0.1mm)
After Schneider C & D'Haese CA, 2013 Fig.1C
Megalothorax minimus from France (bar=0.1mm)
After Schneider C & D'Haese CA, 2013 Fig.1F
Megalothorax minimus juv. from the UK
Pre-jump posture: uplifted prolegs
2013.01.12 © Nurcombe, E.
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
2013.01.19 © Murray, A.
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
Mesothoracic, metacoxal and 4th abdominal sensory pits
2013.04.02 © Murray, A.
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
2013.09.07 © Nurcombe, E.
Megalothorax minimus from Sweden
2014.01.21 © Hall, K.
Megalothorax minimus juv. from Canada
2014.02.01 © Hochhalter, R.
Megalothorax minimus juv. from Canada
Feeding instar size 0.21 mm
2014.02.01 © Hochhalter, R.
Megalothorax minimus juv. from Canada
Feeding instar size 0.23 mm
2014.02.01 © Hochhalter, R.
Megalothorax minimus from Holland
Feeding instar
2014.05.04 © van Duinen, J.
Megalothorax minimus juv. from Germany
2014.09.27 © Beck, K.
Megalothorax minimus from the UK
2015.03.14 © Murray, A.
Megalothorax minimus juv. from the UK
With diverticulate gut
2015.03.24 © Garlick, T.
Megalothorax minimus from the USA
2015.05.06 © Dankowicz, E.
Megalothorax minimus from Belgium
2015.10.29 © Janssens, F.
Megalothorax minimus from Belgium
2016.09.21 © Huskens, M.-L.

Species sanctistephani Christian, E, 1998:15
Species svalbardensis Schneider, C et D'Haese, CA, 2013:345
Megalothorax svalbardensis from Svalbard (bar=0.1mm)
After Schneider C & D'Haese CA, 2013 Fig.1B

Species tatrensis Papác, V et Kovác, L, 2013:546
            Syn.: Megalothorax sp.n. Mock & al., 2003
            Syn.: Megalothorax sp.1 Papác & Kovác, 2012
Species tuberculatus Deharveng & Beruete, 1993
Species willemi Schneider, C et D'Haese, CA, 2013:347, B

Species-group incertus Papác V & Kovác L, 2013:569
Species draco Papác, V et Kovác, L, 2013:562
            Syn.: Megalothorax sp.4 Papác & Kovác, 2012
Species hipmani Papác, V et Kovác, L, 2013:557
            Syn.: Megalothorax incertus Mock & al., 2002 cf
            Syn.: Megalothorax sp.1 Papác, 2009
            Syn.: Megalothorax sp.1 Papác, 2011
            Syn.: Megalothorax sp.3 Papác & Kovác, 2012
Species interruptus Hüther, 1967
Megalothorax cf interruptus from French Guiana (bar=0.1mm)
After Schneider C & D'Haese CA, 2013 Fig.1A

Species massoudi Deharveng, 1978
Species nigropunctatus Schneider, C et D'Haese, CA, 2013:334
Species perspicillum Schneider, C et D'Haese, CA, 2013:340
Megalothorax perspicillum from France (bar=0.1mm)
Head extended
After Schneider C & D'Haese CA, 2013 Fig.1E

Species-group other Schneider C & D'Haese CA, 2013:359
Species granulosus Schneider, C et D'Haese, CA, 2013:333

Species-group unresolved Schneider C & D'Haese CA, 2013:359
Species albus (Maynard, EA, 1951:201) Stach, J, 1957:13, s.d.
Species australis Delamare Deboutteville, C et Massoud, Z, 1963:174
Species boneti Stach, J, 1960:548
Species gabonensis Massoud & Vannier, 1965
Species incertus Börner, C, 1903:160
            Syn.: Neelus swani Womersley, H, 1932:12
Neelus swani from Australia
After Womersley H, 1932 Fig.1f
Megalothorax swani from New Zealand
After Salmon JT, 1941 Pl.70 Fig.480

            Syn.: Megalothorax remyi Denis, 1933
             Syn.: Megalothorax Remyi(sic) Bonet, 1947 ISS
             Syn.: Megalothorax Remyi(sic) Delamare Deboutteville, 1963 ISS
            Syn.: Megalothorax incertoides Mills, HB, 1934:85
Megalothorax incertoides from the USA
After Mills, H.B., 1934 Plate 2 Fig.12

             Syn.: Megalothorax incertoïdes(sic) Schneider, C et D'Haese, CA, 2013:357 ISS
            Syn.: Megalothorax minimus Womersley, 1939
Megalothorax incertus juv. from New Zealand
2014.02.13 © Murray, A.
Megalothorax incertus juv. from New Zealand
2014.02.13 © Murray, A.
Megalothorax incertus juv. from New Zealand
2014.02.13 © Murray, A.

Species laevis Denis, 1948
Species piloli (Christiansen, K & Bellinger, P, 1992:328) Schneider, C & D'Haese, CA, 2013:331
Species poki (Christiansen, K & Bellinger, P, 1992:330) Schneider, C & D'Haese, CA, 2013:331
Species rapoporti Salmon, 1964:557
            Syn.: Megalothorax Boneti(sic) Rapoport, 1962, nec Stach, 1960
            Syn.: Megalothorax bonetella Najt & Rapoport, 1965
Species rubidus Salmon, JT, 1946:29
Megalothorax rubidus from New Zealand
2009 © Te Papa Museum

Species subtristani Massoud & Vanier, 1965
            Syn.: Megalothorax subtristani Delamare Deboutteville, 1948 nn
            Syn.: Megalothorax subtristani Delamare Deboutteville, 1951 nn
Species tristani Denis, 1933
             Syn.: Megalothorax Tristani(sic) Delamare Deboutteville & Massoud, 1963 ISS

Genus Spinaethorax Papác, V et Palacios-Vargas, JG, 2016:39
Species spinotricosus (Palacios-Vargas, JG & Sánchez, A, 1999:56) Papác, V & Palacios-Vargas, JG, 2016:39, t.t.
            Syn.: Megalothorax sp.nov. Palacios-Vargas, JG et Gamboa-Vargas, JA, 1997:90
            Syn.: Megalothorax spinsus(sic) Palacios-Vargas, JG, 2006:9 lapsus
             Syn.: Spinaethorax spinotrichosus(sic) Papác, V et Palacios-Vargas, JG, 2016:47 ISS
Species tonoius (Palacios-Vargas, JG & Sánchez, A, 1999:60) Papác, V & Palacios-Vargas, JG, 2016:47

Genus Zelandothorax Delamare Deboutteville, C et Massoud, Z, 1963:172
Species novaezealandiae (Salmon, JT, 1944:172) Delamare Deboutteville, C & Massoud, Z, 1963:172, t.t.
            Syn.: Megalothorax novae-zealandiae(sic) Salmon, JT, 1944:172 IOS
Megalothorax novae-zealandiae(sic) from New Zealand
After Salmon JT, 1944 Pl.64 Fig.184

             Syn.: Megalothorax novae-zealandiae(sic) Salmon, JT, 1946:28 ISS
             Syn.: Megalothorax novae-zealandiae(sic) Bonet, 1947 ISS
             Syn.: Megalothorax novae-zealandiae(sic) Salmon, 1948 ISS
             Syn.: Megalothorax novae-zealandiae(sic) Salmon, 1949 ISS
             Syn.: Megalothorax novae-zealandiae(sic) Delamare Deboutteville, 1950 ISS
             Syn.: Megalothorax novae-zealandiae(sic) Barlet, J, 1951:143 ISS
             Syn.: Megalothorax novae-zealandiae(sic) Stach, J, 1957:16 ISS
             Syn.: Zelandothorax novae-zealandiae(sic) Delamare Deboutteville, C et Massoud, Z, 1963:172,tt ISS
             Syn.: Megalothorax novae-zealandiae(sic) Salmon, JT, 1964:557 ISS
             Syn.: Megalothorax novozealandiae(sic) Papác, V et Palacios-Vargas, JG, 2016:49 ISS

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