Sinella affluens Chen & Christiansen, 1993

Ding, Yin-Huan & Zhang, Feng, 2015, Contribution to the eyed Sinella from China: two new species and additional reports on nine known species (Collembola: Entomobryidae), Zootaxa 3973 (3), pp. 474-490 : 483

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https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3973.3.4

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5621622

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scientific name

Sinella affluens Chen & Christiansen, 1993
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Sinella affluens Chen & Christiansen, 1993

Fig. 3 View FIGURES 1 – 6 , Table 1 View TABLE 1

Type locality. China, Anhui, Yellow Mountain.

Material examined. Holotype and 2 paratypes; 1 male and 1 female on slides and 5 in alcohol, China: Anhui: Liuan, the entrance of Tiantangzhai scenic region, 31.194 °N, 115.791 °E, alt. 538 m, 2.viii. 2012, ZX Pan leg. (# S 4369); female on slide and 2 in alcohol, China, Anhui, Shitai, Guniujiang, the entrance of Yan hamlet, 30.092 °N, 117.482 °E, alt. 208 m, 15.viii. 2011, F Zhang, DY Yu and YH Ren leg. (# C 9676); female on slide, China, Nanjing, Qingliangshan Park, 32.047 °N, 118.760 °E, alt. 42 m, in litter of forest floor, 5.vii. 2012, DY Yu, Z Chen and RR Dong leg. (# C 9690); female on slide and numerous in alcohol, China, Nanjing, Qixia Mountain, the entrance of Hongye valley, 32.160 °N, 118.960 °E, alt. 147 m, 7.xii. 2014, in litter, DY Yu leg. (# 14 QX 4).

Additions to original description. Seven ciliate clypeal chaetae same as S. abietis sp. nov. ( Fig. 14 View FIGURES 11 – 23 ). Chaetae along cephalic groove 6–7, anterior two or three smooth. S-chaetotaxic formula 2, 2/1, 2, 2, –, 3 sens, 1, 0/ 1, 0, 0 ms.

Distribution. Anhui, Jiangsu.

Remarks. S. affluens is widely distributed in East China. It is unique in having 4 + 4 central mac on Abd. IV, and distinctly differs from another 1 + 1 eyed species, S. uniseta sp. nov., in having the arrangement of central mac on Abd. IV and post-labial chaeta X and X 4 (smooth and tiny in S. affluens and ciliate in S. uniseta sp. nov., Table 1 View TABLE 1 ).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Entognatha

Order

Collembola

Family

Entomobryidae

Genus

Sinella