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Published: 2016-02-24

Two new species of Tomocerus ocreatus complex (Collembola, Tomoceridae) from Nanjing, China

Soil Ecology Lab, College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, P. R. China.
Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center for Solid Organic Waste Resource Utilization, Nanjing 210014, P. R. China.
Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center for Solid Organic Waste Resource Utilization, Nanjing 210014, P. R. China.
Collembola taxonomy COI Jiangsu Province East Asia

Abstract

Two new species of Tomocerus Nicolet, 1842 are described from Nanjing, China. Tomocerus qinae sp. nov. is similar to the Vietnamese species Tomocerus ocreatus, but is different from the latter mainly in the colour pattern, the length of antennae, and the pattern of ungual teeth. Tomocerus qixiaensis sp. nov. is similar to Tomocerus ocreatus and Tomocerus qinae sp. nov., but can be distinguished from them by the short antennae and the blunt prominent macrochaetae on manubrium and dens. DNA barcode sequences of the new species are provided.

 

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