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The Heteromurini Absolon & Ksenemann (Collembola, Entomobryidae): a review of the genera status and diagnoses, keys for species of Alloscopus Borner and Heteromurtrella Mari Mutt and description of a new species

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Author(s):
Cipola, Nikolas Gioia [1] ; De Lima Oliveira, Fabio Goncalves [2] ; De Morais, Jose Wellington [1] ; Bellini, Bruno Cavalcante [3]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] CPEN, INPA, Lab Sistemat & Ecol Invertebrados Solo, Ave Andre Araujo, 2936, Cx Postal 478, BR-69011970 Manaus, Amazonas - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Fac Filosofia Ciencias & Letras Ribeirao Preto, Dept Biol, BR-14040901 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[3] Univ Fed Rio Grande do Norte, Programa Posgrad Sistemat & Evolucao, Ctr Biociencias, Rodovia BR 101, Campus Univ, BR-59072970 Natal, RN - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Review article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 4084, n. 2, p. 151-186, FEB 25 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 3
Abstract

The status of Heteromurini Absolon \& Ksenemann is analyzed and a new diagnosis is proposed to the tribe. New chaetotaxic characteres were added to distinguish Dicranocentrus Schott and Pseudodicranocentrus Mari Mutt. Alloscopus Borner, Heteromurtrella Mari Mutt and Verhoeffiella Absolon, originally proposed as subgenera of Heteromurus Wankel, are reviewed and a new diagnosis and generic status are proposed. The presence of the postantennal organ becomes the main characteristic to distinguish Alloscopus (present) and Heteromurtrella (absent). Alloscopus yosiius Mari Mutt, anteriorly synonymized with Alloscopus tenuicornis Borner, is revalidated. The absence of S0 macrochaeta on head of Heteromurus is reported now as a characteristic also shared with Heteromurtrella. Heteromurtrella zairensis Tshelnokov comb. nov. is transferred from Heteromurus by the presence of macrochaetae on abdomen I. Heteromurtrella anae sp. nov. from Brazilian Amazon is described and illustrated, including detailed dorsal chaetotaxy. This is the first record of Heteromurtrella in Brazil. Heteromurus now has 17, Alloscopus 10 and Heteromurtrella 20 valid species worldwide. An identification key and diagnosis for the six genera of Heteromurini and species of Alloscopus and Heteromurtrella are provided. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/26335-9 - Systematics of Paronellinae Börner, 1913 (Collembola: Entomobryomorpha: Paronellidae) with emphasis on the taxonomy of Trogolaphysa Mills, 1938
Grantee:Fábio Gonçalves de Lima Oliveira
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate