Aethiopella Handschin, 1942

Paz, Raiane Vital Da, Queiroz, Gabriel Costa & Bellini, Bruno Cavalcante, 2019, A new species of Aethiopella Handschin, 1942 (Collembola, Poduromorpha, Neanuridae) from Neotropical Region, with comments on the genus, Zootaxa 4629 (1), pp. 39-50: 48

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4629.1.3

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scientific name

Aethiopella Handschin, 1942
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Key to Neotropical species of Aethiopella Handschin, 1942  

1 PAO with 20 or more vesicles, mandibles with 6 teeth........................................................ 2

- PAO usually with 19 or less vesicles, mandibles with 4–5 or more than 6 teeth..................................... 4

2 Ant. IV with trilobed apical bulb and 7 dorsal sensilla........................................................ 3

- Ant. IV with bilobed apical bulb and 8 dorsal sensilla............ A. ariana Najt, Thibaud & Weiner, 1990   ( French Guiana)

3 PAO with about 36 vesicles............................... A. caraibensis Thibaud & Massoud, 1983   (Lesser Antilles)

- PAO with 20–27 vesicles......................... A. pilarandresae Palacios-Vargas & Montejo-Cruz, 2014   ( Nicaragua)

4 Mandibles with 7 or more teeth.......................................................................... 5

- Mandibles with 4–5 teeth....................... A. delamarei Arlé, 1959   ( Brazil, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Mexico)

5 Mandibles with 9–10 teeth, Tita I–III with 18/18/17 chaetae respectively, males with 4+4 enlarged eugenital chaetae................................................................... A. littoralis Fernandes & Mendonça, 2002   ( Brazil)

- Mandibles with 7–8 teeth, Tita I–III with 19/19/18 chaetae respectively, males lacking modified eugenital chaetae....................................................................................... A. ricardoi   sp. nov. ( Brazil)