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The Rare Richardsitas Betsch (Collembola, Symphypleona, Sminthuridae): A New Species from Australia with Comments on the Genus and on the Sminthurinae

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Departamento de Botânica e Zoologia, Laboratório de Collembola, Centro de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte—UFRN. BR 101, Lagoa Nova, Campus Universitário, Natal 59072-970, Brazil
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School of Science, Psychology and Sports, Federation University, Ballarat, VIC 3353, Australia
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Department of Biology, Australian National University, GPO Box, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
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Insects 2020, 11(8), 519; https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11080519
Received: 26 June 2020 / Revised: 17 July 2020 / Accepted: 20 July 2020 / Published: 11 August 2020
Richardsitas Betsch is a small genus of Sminthurinae with only two species described so far, both from Madagascar. It resembles other Sminthurinae with long antennae, especially Temeritas Richards. Here we provide the first record of Richardsitas from Australia, Richardsitas subferoleum sp. nov., which is similar to R. najtae Betsch and R. griveaudi Betsch in males’ large abdomen chaetotaxy and presence of tenent-hairs on tibiotarsi II–III, but lacks mucronal chaeta and has 28 segments on the fourth antennal segment plus a unique pair of sensilla on the second. We also provide an updated genus diagnosis to Richardsitas, a key to its species, a discussion of the affinities of Temeritas and Richardsitas to other Sminthurinae, and an updated key to this subfamily. View Full-Text
Keywords: chaetotaxy; Oceania; Sminthuroidea; survey; Temeritas-group chaetotaxy; Oceania; Sminthuroidea; survey; Temeritas-group
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Medeiros, G.d.S.; Greenslade, P.; Bellini, B.C. The Rare Richardsitas Betsch (Collembola, Symphypleona, Sminthuridae): A New Species from Australia with Comments on the Genus and on the Sminthurinae. Insects 2020, 11, 519. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11080519

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Medeiros GdS, Greenslade P, Bellini BC. The Rare Richardsitas Betsch (Collembola, Symphypleona, Sminthuridae): A New Species from Australia with Comments on the Genus and on the Sminthurinae. Insects. 2020; 11(8):519. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11080519

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Medeiros, Gleyce d.S., Penelope Greenslade, and Bruno C. Bellini 2020. "The Rare Richardsitas Betsch (Collembola, Symphypleona, Sminthuridae): A New Species from Australia with Comments on the Genus and on the Sminthurinae" Insects 11, no. 8: 519. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11080519

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