Sinella qufuensis 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 : 485-486

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Sinella qufuensis Chen & Christiansen, 1993
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Sinella qufuensis Chen & Christiansen, 1993

Figs 6 View FIGURES 1 – 6 , 43– 47 View FIGURES 41 – 50. 41 – 42, S

Type locality. China, Shangdong, Qufu.

Material examined. Holotype and paratypes; 2 females on slides and 1 in alcohol, China: Jilin Province: Changchun City: Northeast Changchun City Urban Wetland Park, 43.986 °N, 125.36 °E, alt. 217 m, 31.viii. 2013, in litter, F Zhang and X Sun leg. (# 2013 DBCC).

Additions to original description. Ant. III organ with 2 rods; chaeta 6–9 as ordinary smooth chaetae ( Fig. 43 View FIGURES 41 – 50. 41 – 42, S ). Clypeal chaetae 9, all smooth, 5 of them much smaller ( Fig. 44 View FIGURES 41 – 50. 41 – 42, S ). Post-labial chaetae H 1, X, and X 2-4 ciliate; X 3 sometimes absent. Cephalic groove with 8 chaetae, the first (G 1) and the third ciliate. Trochanteral organ with 13– 15 spiny chaetae, 10–13 in arms and 2–3 between arms ( Fig. 45 View FIGURES 41 – 50. 41 – 42, S ). Ventral tube anteriorly with 7 + 7 ciliate chaetae ( Fig. 46 View FIGURES 41 – 50. 41 – 42, S ); posteriorly with 12 smooth chaetae; each lateral flap with 8 smooth chaetae ( Fig. 47 View FIGURES 41 – 50. 41 – 42, S ). S-chaetotaxic formula 2, 2/1, 2, 2, –, 3 sens, 1, 0/ 1, 0, 0 ms.

Distribution. Shandong, Jilin.

Remarks. S. qufuensis is the only 4 + 4 eyed species from China. It differs from another 4 + 4 eyed species, S. humicola Brown, 1926 from Iraq, in having an outer tooth on unguiculus and the absence of “smooth” inner differentiated tibiotarsal chaetae.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Entognatha

Order

Collembola

Family

Entomobryidae

Genus

Sinella