Australian species of Sinella (Coecobrya) Yosii, 1956 (Collembola: Entomobryidae)

Jiqiang Qu, Jian Xiu Chen, Penelope Greenslade*

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    The Australian members of the subgenus, Sinella (Coecobrya) Yosii, are revised. A new species from Western Australia, Queensland, and the Northern Territory, Sinella (Coecobrya) tropicalis sp. nov., is described, Sinella (Coecobrya) tenebricosa Folsom, 1902 is recorded from Australia for the first time, and new records of Sinella (Coecobrya) communis Chen and Christiansen, 1997 are documented. Sinella (Coecobrya) caeca Schött, 1896 is considered a dubious record from Australia. A key is provided to the three known Australian species and a summary given of all dorsal and lateral chaetal patterns found on the fourth abdominal segment of subgenera Sinella Brook, 1882 and Coecobrya Yosii, 1956. The biogeography of the subgenus is described.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1301-1311
    Number of pages11
    JournalJournal of Natural History
    Issue number21-24
    Publication statusPublished - 2007


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