Acrotelsa collaris ( Fabricius, 1793 )

Eusébio, Rita, Sendra, Alberto, Enghoff, Henrik & Reboleira, Ana Sofia P. S., 2018, Catalogue of the type material in the entomological collection of the Natural History Museum of Denmark: basal hexapods, Zootaxa 4457 (2), pp. 201-236: 231

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Acrotelsa collaris ( Fabricius, 1793 )


Acrotelsa collaris ( Fabricius, 1793) 

Entomologia systematica emendata et aucta, 2: 64

Syntypes. West Indies (as “Ins. Amer.”): 2ex. (no date on label) Dr. Pflug leg., dry on pins ( NHMD 62177, NHMD 62178). 

Current status: Valid name.

Original combination: Lepisma collaris  . Transferred to Acrotelsa  by Escherich (1905).

Additional notes: Specimen NHMD 62177 has two original labels: “Ex Ins. Amer.” and “Mus. S. & T.L.”, which mean “from Insulae Americae” and “Collection Sehestedt & Tønder Lund”. This specimen corresponds to the “ type?” referred to by Zimsen (1964: 623). Specimen NHMD 62178 has one original label: “Mus. S. & T.L.”.