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31 March 2017 On the genus Americanura Cassagnau, 1983 (Collembola: Neanuridae: Sensillanurini) with description of a new Mexican species and complement to the description of A. mexicana Cassagnau, 1983
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A new diagnosis of Americanura Cassagnau, 1983 is done and a discussion on the genus' morphology is presented. A new species of the genus, from Chiapas State, Mexico, is described and illustrated; it is characterized by the fusion and reduction of the antenno-frontal tubercle and the highest reduction of its setae. A complement to the description of A. mexicana Cassagnau, 1983 is done including the morphological variation.

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Ángela Arango, Fernando Villagomez, and José G. Palacios-Vargas "On the genus Americanura Cassagnau, 1983 (Collembola: Neanuridae: Sensillanurini) with description of a new Mexican species and complement to the description of A. mexicana Cassagnau, 1983," Zoosystema 39(1), 49-54, (31 March 2017). https://doi.org/10.5252/z2017n1a6
Received: 29 July 2016; Accepted: 1 December 2016; Published: 31 March 2017
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