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Checklist of the Collembola: Sphyrotecinae

Subfamilia Sphyrothecinae Betsch J-M, 1980:149
Genus Number
of species
Afrosminthurus3
Amazoniatheca1
Lipothrix4
Neosminthurus8
Paralipothrix1
Parasphyrotheca5
Sphyrotheca33
Sphyrotheciscus1
Szeptyckitheca2
Sphyrothecinae58
Genera with number of species
Neosminthurus richardsi from the USA
2008.01.26 © Gross, J.


Genus Amazoniatheca Betsch & de Oliveira, 2007
Species sp. Betsch & de Oliveira, 2007

Genus Sphyrotheciscus Sánchez-García, A et Engel, MS, 2016:9, -
Species senectus Sánchez-García, A et Engel, MS, 2016:9, -
Sphyrotheciscus senectus in Cretaceous amber from Spain
After Sánchez-García A & Engel MS, 2016 Fig.6A

            Syn.: Arrhopalites sp. Simón-Benito, Ortuño & Espantaleón, 2002

Genus Sphyrotheca Börner, C, 1906:183 key
  Syn.: ... Rhopalothrix Schött, 1927
  Syn.: ... Lipothrix Kloet, GS et Hincks, WD, 1945:9
  Syn.: ... Smynthurotheca Delamare Deboutteville & Massoud, 1964
  Syn.: Sminthurini Afrosminthurus Richards, WR, 1968:34
  Syn.: Sminthuridae Sphiroteca(sic) Cutz-Pool, LQ et Vázquez-González, M, 2012:111 ISS
Sphyrotheca sp. from the USA
With thick blunt dorsal macrosetae
2017.02.21 © Lee, C.
Sphyrotheca sp. from the USA
Ant.4 long and annulated
2017.02.21 © Lee, C.

Species africana (von Dalla Torre, KW, 1895:7)
Species aleta Wray, DL, 1953:149
Species bellingeri Betsch, J-M, 1965:444
            Syn.: Sphyrotheca jamaicensis Soto-Adames, FN, 2002:103
Sphyrotheca bellingeri from Jamaica
After Delamare Deboutteville C & Massoud Z, 1964 Planche I Fig.H

Species boneti Denis, 1948
Species bernardi Delamare Deboutteville, 1953
Species caputalba Bretfeld, 2002
Species coerulea Bretfeld, G, 2005:32
Species coeruleocapitata Bretfeld, 2002
Species confusa Snider, 1978
Species dawydoffi (Denis, 1948) Lawrence, PN, 1968:331
            Syn.: Sminthurus Dawydoffi(sic) Denis, 1948 IOS
Sphyrotheca dawydoffi from the South Pacific
After Lawrence PN, 1968 Fig.5

Species formosana Yosii, 1965
Species gangetica Yosii, 1966
Species gisini Delamare Deboutteville, C et Massoud, Z, 1964:92
Sphyrotheca gisini from Angola
After Delamare Deboutteville C & Massoud Z, 1964 Planche I Fig.A

Species implicata Hüther, 1967
Species karlarum Palacios-Vargas, JG, Vázquez, M et Cuéllar, JL, 2003:303
Species machadoi (Delamare Deboutteville, C et Massoud, Z, 1964:80)
Sminthurotheca machadoi from Angola
After Delamare Deboutteville C & Massoud Z, 1964 Fig.8

Species madagascariensis Betsch, J-M, 1974:539
Species magnificata (Salmon, 1951) Yosii, 1959
Species minnesotensis (Guthrie, JE, 1903:52) Maynard, EA, 1951:275
Sminthurus minnesotensis from the USA
After Guthrie JE, 1903 Plate XIV
Sminthurus minnesotensis from the USA
After Guthrie JE, 1903 Plate XIV
Sphyrotheca minnesotensis from the USA
After Maynard EA, 1951 Plate XXXIII Fig.397
Sphyrotheca minnesotensis from the USA
After Maynard EA, 1951 Plate XXXIII Fig.398
Sphyrotheca nr minnesotensis from the USA
2015.08.07 © Cicanese, M.
Sphyrotheca nr minnesotensis from the USA
Cephalic spines
2015.08.07 © Cicanese, M.
Sphyrotheca nr minnesotensis from the USA
Mesothoracic ciliate macroseta
2015.08.07 © Cicanese, M.
Sphyrotheca nr minnesotensis from the USA
Colouration of basal antennomeres
2015.08.07 © Cicanese, M.

Species mucroserrata Snider, 1978
Species multifasciata (Reuter, 1881) Börner, C, 1906:183, t.t.
            Syn.: Sphyrotheca multifasciata var. ornata Börner, C, 1909:126
            Syn.: Sphyrotheca multifasciata var. pallidinota Börner, C, 1909:126
Sminthurus multifasciatus from Sweden
After Schött H, 1893 Taf.I Fig.15
Sphyrotheca multifasciata from Japan
After Uchida H, 1957 Fig.1A
Sphyrotheca multifasciata from China
After Stach J, 1964 Plate XIII Fig.1

Species nani Christiansen, K et Bellinger, P, 1992:367
Species nanjingensis Chen J et Wu M in Bretfeld, G, 1999:212
Species nepalica Yosii, 1966
Species ozeiana Bretfeld, 2000
Species peteri Palacios-Vargas, JG, Vázquez, M et Cuéllar, JL, 2003:298
Species santiagoi Yosii, R, 1959:58
Sphyrotheca santiagoi from Singapore
After Yosii R, 1959 Fig.34A
Sphyrotheca santiagoi from the South Pacific
After Lawrence PN, 1968 Fig.7-8

Species schalleri Delamare Deboutteville & Massoud, 1964:68
Species sinensis Bretfeld, 2000
Species spinimucronata Itoh & Zhao, 1993
Species subfusca (Salmon, 1951) Yayuk, 1989:20
Species vanderdrifti Delamare Deboutteville, C et Massoud, Z, 1964:64
Species watanabei Itoh & Yin, 2002

Genus Szeptyckitheca Betsch & Weiner, 2009
Species kesongensis Betsch & Weiner, 2009
Species koreana Betsch & Weiner, 2009

Genus Parasphyrotheca Salmon, 1951
Species fasciata Salmon, 1951, t.t.
Species indica (Prabhoo, 1971) Betsch, 1980
Species magnificata Salmon, 1951
Species subfusca Salmon, 1951
Species submagnificata Prabhoo, 1971

Genus Lipothrix Börner, C, 1906:183
  Syn.: Sminthurus Eusminthurus Börner, 1900
  Syn.: ... Sphyrotheca Stach, 1956 partim
Species bernardi Delamare Deboutteville, 1954
            Syn.: Lipothrix lubbocki Cassagnau, 1968 partim
            Syn.: Lipothrix lubbocki Bretfeld, 1975 partim
            Syn.: Lipothrix lubbocki Dallai & Martinozzi, 1980
Lipothrix bernardi from Spain
2013.12.25 © Carducci, E.G.

Species italica Cassagnau, 1968
Species japonica Itoh, 1994
Species lubbocki (Tullberg, T, 1872:33) Cassagnau, 1961, t.t., B
            Syn.: Sminthurus (Pilosi) Lubbockii(sic) Tullberg, T, 1872:33 IOS
            Syn.: Sminthurus Poppei(sic) Reuter, OM, 1887:214 IOS
Sminthurus Poppei(sic) from Germany
Antenna
After Reuter OM, 1887 Fig.a

             Syn.: Sminthurus Poppei(sic) Schött, H, 1893:33 ISS
            Syn.: Sminthurus fuscus var. atra Scherbakov, 1898
            Syn.: Sminthurus tuberculatus Lie-Pettersen, 1898
            Syn.: Lipothrix italica Dallai & Martinozzi, 1980
             Syn.: Sminthurus Lubbocki(sic) Reuter, OM, 1876:80 ISS
             Syn.: Sminthurus Lubbockii(sic) Schött, H, 1893:33 ISS
Sminthurus Lubbockii(sic) from Sweden
After Schött H, 1893 Taf.III Fig.1

             Syn.: Sminthurus lubbockii(sic) von Dalla Torre, KW, 1895:8 ISS
             Syn.: Sminthurus Lubbockii(sic) Axelson, 1900 ISS
             Syn.: Sminthurus Lubbockii(sic) Axelson, 1905 ISS
             Syn.: Eusminthurus lubbockii(sic) von Torne, 1958 ISS
             Syn.: Lipothrix lubbockii(sic) Ellis, WN, 1974:131 ISS
             Syn.: Lipothrix lubbockii(sic) Ellis, WN, 1974:232 ISS
Lipothrix lubbocki from France
2007.06.09 © Lebeaux, P.
Lipothrix lubbocki from France
2007.06.09 © Lebeaux, P.
Lipothrix lubbocki from France
2007.06.09 © Lebeaux, P.
Lipothrix lubbocki from Holland
2010.08.28 © van Duinen, J.
Lipothrix lubbocki from Holland
2011.10.27 © van Duinen, J.
Lipothrix lubbocki (bar=2µm)
Irregular epicuticular ultrastructure with secondary granules
After Nickerl J & al, 2012 Fig.6D
Lipothrix lubbocki from Holland
2012.07.14 © van Duinen, J.
Lipothrix lubbocki from the UK
Subsegmented apical half of 4th antennal segment
2013.08.21 © Murray, A.
Lipothrix lubbocki from the UK
2013.08.21 © Murray, A.
Lipothrix lubbocki from Holland
2013.08.30 © van Duinen, J.
Lipothrix lubbocki from the UK
Blunt truncate macrosetae
2013.10.01 © Murray, A.
Lipothrix lubbocki from the UK
2013.10.01 © Murray, A.
Lipothrix lubbocki from the UK
Tuberculate vesicle of collophore
2013.10.01 © Murray, A.
Lipothrix lubbocki from Germany
2014.06.01 © Beck, K.
Lipothrix lubbocki from Holland
2014.09.28 © van Duinen, J.
Lipothrix lubbocki from Holland
2014.11.07 © van Duinen, J.
Lipothrix lubbocki from Germany
2015.08.08 © Kluck, A.
Lipothrix lubbocki from Germany
2015.08.09 © Kluck, A.
Lipothrix lubbocki from Germany
Ant.4 apically subsegmented (*)
2015.08.09 © Kluck, A.
Lipothrix lubbocki from the UK
2015.10.29 © Ridgen, D.

  Subspecies maculatus Axelson, 1900
  Subspecies pallidus Ionesco, 1916
            Syn.: Sphyrotheca Lubbockii(sic) var. pallida Ionesco, 1915 nn
Lipothrix lubbocki ssp. pallidus from the UK
2013.08.21 © Murray, A.


Genus Neosminthurus Mills, HB, 1934:98
Neosminthurus sp. from the USA
2006 © Bernard, E.
Neosminthurus richardsi juv. from the USA
2001.12.26 © Justis, S.
Neosminthurus richardsi juv. from the USA
Reduced small abdomen
2011.12.26 © Justis, S.

Species amabilis Yosii, 1965
Species bakeri Snider, 1978
Neosminthurus bakeri
1997 © Palacios-Vargas, J.G.
             Syn.: Neosminthurus backeri(sic) Cutz-Pool, LQ, García-Gómez, A et Palacios-Vargas, JG, 2007:48 ISS
Species bellingeri Muzzio, 1984
Species clavatus (Banks, 1897) Guthrie, 1903, t.t.
            Syn.: Sminthurus curvisetis Guthrie, JE, 1903:50
Neosminthurus curvisetis from the USA
After Mills, H.B., 1934 Plate 2 Fig.14

            Syn.: Neosminthurus purpureus Scott, 1964

Species gisini (Delamare Deboutteville & Massoud, 1964) Ellis, WN, 1974:131
Species mirabilis (Yosii, 1965) Ellis, WN, 1974:131
Species richardsi Snider, 1978
Neosminthurus richardsi from the USA
2008.01.26 © Gross, J.
Neosminthurus richardsi from the USA
2008.01.26 © Gross, J.
Neosminthurus richardsi from the USA
2009.03.15 © Justis, S.
Neosminthurus richardsi from the USA
2009.03.15 © Justis, S.
Neosminthurus richardsi from the USA
2009.03.15 © Justis, S.
Neosminthurus richardsi juv. from the USA
2011.12.26 © Justis, S.
Neosminthurus richardsi juv. from the USA
2011.12.26 © Justis, S.
Neosminthurus richardsi juv. from the USA
2011.12.26 © Justis, S.
Neosminthurus richardsi juv. from the USA
Antennal segments undivided
2011.12.26 © Justis, S.

Species schalleri (Delamare Deboutteville & Massoud, 1965) Massoud & Betsch, 1972

Genus Paralipothrix Bretfeld, G, 1999:187
Species natalicius (Ellis, WN, 1974:131) Bretfeld, G, 1999:188, t.t.

Genus Afrosminthurus Delamare Deboutteville, C et Massoud, Z, 1964:86
Species bufo Lawrence, PN, 1968:325
Afrosminthurus bufo from the South Pacific
After Lawrence PN, 1968 Fig.1
Afrosminthurus bufo from the South Pacific
After Lawrence PN, 1968 Fig.2
Afrosminthurus bufo from the South Pacific
After Lawrence PN, 1968 Fig.2

Species gladiator Delamare Deboutteville, C et Massoud, Z, 1964:87, t.t.
Afrosminthurus gladiator from Angola
After Delamare Deboutteville C & Massoud Z, 1964 Planche I Fig.G

Species imadatei Itoh & Zhao, 2000



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