|Checklist of the Collembola: Key to the species of Onychiurus partim North America|
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.
Romuald J. Pomorski,
Department of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Taxonomy, Zoological Institute, Wroclaw University, PL-51-148 Wroclaw, Poland
Michal Furgol, Department of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Taxonomy, Zoological Institute, Wroclaw University, PL-51-148 Wroclaw, Poland
Kenneth A. Christiansen, Department of Biology, Grinnell College, PO Box V3, Grinnell, IA 50112-0806, USA
Frans Janssens, Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, B-2020, Belgium
1(0). Empodial appendage with basal lamella (fig.1a)....... nathanieli Empodial appendage without basal lamella (fig.1b)............. 2
2(1). First thoracic tergum with 1 + 1 pseudocelli (fig.2).......... 3 First thoracic tergum without pseudocelli............ steinmanni 1
4(3). Fifth abdominal tergum with 3 + 3 pseudocelli...... furcisetosus Fifth abdominal tergum with 4 + 4 pseudocelli....... reluctoides
1 O. wilchi will key out here, but the collection sites make it improbable that they are the same species.