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Published: 2021-06-29

Two new species of Homidia (Collembola: Entomobryidae) from Eastern China

School of Life Sciences, Taizhou University, Jiaojiang, Taizhou, Zhejiang Province 318000, P. R. China.
School of Life Sciences, Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu Province 226000, P. R. China
Collembola Entomobryinae systematics chaetotaxy

Abstract

Two new species of Homidia are described from Eastern China: H. hangzhouensis sp. nov. and H. wanensis sp. nov. The former is characterised by smooth chaetae e and l1 on labial base, two irregular transverse stripes on Abd. IV, absence of blue pigment on Ant. I−II and Abd. I−II and presence on Ant. III−IV, 7−9 macrochaetae on Abd. IV posteriorly and 24−34 smooth inner spines on dens. The latter can be identified by reduced blue body pigment, smooth chaeta e on labial base and having some posterior labial chaetae modified, appearing leaflike, 8−9 macrochaetae on Abd. IV posteriorly and 83 smooth inner spines on dens.

 

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PAN, Z.-X. ., & MA, Y.-T. . (2021). Two new species of <em>Homidia</em> (Collembola: Entomobryidae) from Eastern China. Zootaxa, 4995(1), 179–194. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4995.1.11