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1 December 2008 Review of the Palaearctic ProtaphoruraAbsolon, 1901 Species of Octopunctata Group (Collembola: Onychturidae)
Ighor Kaprus, Romuald J. Pomorski
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Abstract

Protaphorura macfadyeni (Gisin, 1953) Protaphorura mongolica (Martynova, 1975) Protaphorura nutak (Yosii, 1972) and Protaphorura tetragrammata (Gisin, 1964) are redescribed based on the type specimens and new materials. Protaphorura rectopunctata Buşmakiu, 1996 and Protaphorura serbica (Loksa et Bagojevic, 1976) is a junior synonyms of Protaphorura sakatoi (Yosii, 1966). Protaphorura elenae sp. nov., Protaphorura licheniphila sp. nov., Protaphorura merita sp. nov., Protaphorura nazarovensis sp. nov. and Protaphorura submersa sp. nov. five new, closely related species from Siberia (Russia) are described. An key to all Palaearctic Protaphorura species with 4 and more pseudocelli at antennal base is provided.

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Ighor Kaprus and Romuald J. Pomorski "Review of the Palaearctic ProtaphoruraAbsolon, 1901 Species of Octopunctata Group (Collembola: Onychturidae)," Annales Zoologici 58(4), 667-688, (1 December 2008). https://doi.org/10.3161/000345408X396602
Received: 6 April 2008; Accepted: 1 September 2008; Published: 1 December 2008
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Collembola
Onychiuridae
Palaearctic
Protaphorura
taxonomy
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