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Published: 2022-11-24

Aposthonia guizhouensis sp. nov., a new webspinner of Oligotomidae (Insecta: Embioptera) from China

1School of Grain Science and Technology, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang 212004, China.
Embioptera Aposthonia Embioptera China new species Oligotomidae

Abstract

Aposthonia guizhouensis sp. nov. from Guizhou Province of China is described and illustrated. The new species is characterized by the distinctive terminalia structure in males. Aposthonia guizhouensis sp. nov. represents the second species of Aposthonia known from China. DNA barcode of the new species is sequenced and compared with its related congeners.

 

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