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Published: 2021-07-06

A new species of Pronura (Neanuridae: Paleonurini) from the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico with a key to American poorly tuberculated Paleonurini

USDA–FS, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico 00926–1119.
Laboratorio de Ecología y Sistemática de Microartrópodos, Departamento de Ecología y Recursos Naturales, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 04510 México, D.F., México.
USDA–FS, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico 00926–1119
Collembola chaetotaxy Greater Antilles Luquillo Experimental Forest subtropical forest taxonomy

Abstract

A new species of Pronura from the Luquillo Experimental Forest on Northeastern Puerto Rico is described and illustrated. Pronura yunquensis sp. nov. differs from other Neotropical Pronura in the absence of eyes and can be separated from other species of the genus by the presence of a head tubercle (De), the displacement of Di1 in Abd IV and the fused tubercles De+DL in Abd V. A key for identification to American species of Paramanura, Pronura and Paleonura is included.

 

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How to Cite

OSPINA-SÁNCHEZ, C. M. ., PALACIOS-VARGAS, J. G. ., & GONZÁLEZ, G. . (2021). A new species of <em>Pronura</em> (Neanuridae: Paleonurini) from the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico with a key to American poorly tuberculated Paleonurini. Zootaxa, 4996(3), 581–590. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4996.3.10