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New and little-known Isotominae (Collembola, Isotomidae) from South Africa

University of Cape Town; Department of Biological Sciences; Rondebosch; 7701; Private Bag x3; South Africa.; Iziko Museums of South Africa; Cape Town; 8000; South Africa.
Department of Zoology and Ecology; Moscow State Pedagogical University; Kibalchich str.; 6; korp. 5; Moscow 129164; Russia.
Institut de Systématique; Evolution; Biodiversité; ISYEB—UMR 7205—CNRS; MNHN; UPMC; EPHE; Museum national d’Histoire naturelle; Sorbonne Université; 45 rue Buffon; 75005 Paris; France.
Collembola diversity Folsomotoma Halisotoma Parisotoma

Abstract

Three new species, Parisotoma ruseki sp. nov., P. yehlathi sp. nov., and Folsomotoma amyliuae sp. nov. are described from South Africa. Parisotoma ruseki sp. nov. is characterized by four posterior s-chaetae on each side of the three first abdominal segments and seven posterior chaetae on dens, Parisotoma yehlathi sp. nov. by five s-chaetae and eight chaetae on dens, respectively. All s-chaetae on the body of Folsomotoma amyliuae sp. nov. are short, unlike its congeners. The genera Folsomotoma and Halisotoma are recorded for the first time in South Africa.

 

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