Salina serrana,

Oliveira, Fábio G. L., Cipola, Nikolas G. & Almeida, Eduardo A. B., 2020, Systematics and biogeography of Salina MacGillivray (Collembola: Entomobryoidea), with emphasis on the species groups in the New World, Insect Systematics & Evolution 51, pp. 81-138: 121-122

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Salina serrana


Salina serrana  sp.n. Oliveira & Cipola

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Body and legs with blue spots; Ant I with 7 mac; cephalic groove with smooth and ciliate chaetae; Th II–Abd I with 1, 2, 2 central mac, respectively; Abd III with 2 lateral mac (pm6, p6); Abd IV with 10 central mac (A3, A4 and A5 present, A3p sometimes absent) and 10 lateral mac; collophore with 13 anterior, 4 posterior and 20 lateral flap chaetae; trochanteral organ with 13 spine-like chaetae; manubrial plate with 2 chaetae.

Type material

Holotype ♂ on slide (COLLE 046/INPA): Brazil, São Paulo, São Luiz do Paraitinga municipality, State Park of “Serra do Mar”, 23°19’27.1”S, 45°05’38.4”W, Atlantic Forest , 1012 m, 22.ix.2010, Malaise-trap, NW Perioto & team collGoogleMaps  . Paratypes on slides (COLLE 046A-E/INPA): 5 ♀ and 11 in alcohol, same data as holotypeGoogleMaps  .

Additional examined material

1 ♀ on slide and 19 specimens in alcohol (INPA): Brazil, São Paulo, São Paulo municipality, fragment of “Instituto Butantan”, 23°33’59”S, 46°43’15”W, Atlantic forest , 776m, x.2010 - iv.2011, Pitfall-trap in tree, JL Chavari coll.GoogleMaps  2 ♂ and 2 ♀ on slide and 4 specimens in alcohol (MZUSP/AM0032): Santo André municipality, Rebio Paranapiacaba, 23°46’46”S, 46°18’29”W, Atlantic forest , 871m, 21.vii-21.viii.2010, Malaise-trap, Moll & Nihei coll.GoogleMaps  1 ♀ on slide (INPA): Ribeirão Grande, State Park “Intervales”, 24°16’28”S, 48°25’20”W, Atlantic forest , 844 m, 23.viii.2010, Malaisetrap, NW Perioto and team collGoogleMaps  .


Total length (head + trunk) of holotype 2.08 mm. Specimens pale white with dark blue pigments on Ant I–IV, strongly on anterior head, intersegmental areas of antenna, posterior and laterally on Th III–Abd II; irregular blue spots on the Abd III–V; inner side of legs with a distal spot on femora and two spots in tibiotarsi (one basal and one subapical). Eyepatches black ( Figure 9GView Fig).

Head. Ant I dorsally with 7 mac and 6 basal spiny smooth mic ( Figure 10GView Fig) Posterior labial chaetotaxy series ‘CG’ with 7 ciliate chaetae ( CG 1–2, CG 3e, CG 4, CG 6– 7) and 4 smooth mic ( CG 3, CG 5–5e, CG 7e); series ‘PLM’ with 2 ciliate chaetae ( PLM 1–2); series ‘PLE’ with 2 ciliate chaetae ( PLE 1–2); lateral side with about 26 ciliate chaetae ( Figure 11GView Fig).

Dorsal chaetotaxy. Th II with 1 ‘m’ mac (m7) and 1 ‘p’ mac (p3). Th III with 1 ‘m’ mac (m7), and 2 ‘p’ mac (p2–3) ( Figure 12GView Fig). Abd I with 2 ‘p’ mac (m3, m4) ( Figure 13GView Fig). Abd III with 1 ‘m’ mac (pm6), and 1 ‘p’ mac (p6) ( Figure 14CView Fig). Abd IV with 5–6 ‘A’ mac (A1, A3–A6), A3p present or absent; 1 ‘Ae’ mac (Ae1); 3 ‘B’ mac (B3–5); 1 ‘Be’ mac (Be1); 1 ‘C’ mac (C1); 4 ‘E’ mac (E1-4); 3 ‘F’ mac (F1–F3); 2 ‘Fe’ mac (Fe1–2); posterior side with 3 sens type IV (ps and two unnamed) ( Figure 14FView Fig). Abd V with 3 ‘a’ mac (a0, a3, a5), a3 present or absent; 3 ‘m’ mac (m2–3, m5); and 1 ‘p’ mac (p4) ( Figure 15FView Fig).

Appendages. Trochanteral organ with 13 smooth spine-like chaetae ( Figure 16GView Fig). Collophore anterior side with 3 subapical mac of equal length and 10 proximal smooth mic; posterior side with 1 apical and 3 subapical smooth chaetae; lateral flap formula 5(s), 6/4(m), 5(i) smooth chaetae, 1 median and 4 inferior larger ( Figure 18DView Fig). Manubrial plate with 2 chaetae ( Figure 19CView Fig). Mucro with 3 teeth (d1, ap, v1) ( Figure 19IView Fig).


Refers to locality where the species was found, “Serra do Mar” (Sea Mountain Range) in São Paulo state, Brazil.


See remarks of S. brasiliana  sp.n. and S. hamadae  sp.n. For additional information, refer to Table 2.


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