Acanthocyrtus, HANDSCHIN, 1925

Zhang, Feng, Deharveng, Louis, Greenslade, Penelope & Chen, Jian-Xiu, 2009, Revision of Acanthocyrtus (Collembola: Entomobryidae), with description of a new genus from eastern Asia, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 157 (3), pp. 495-514: 496-498

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2008.00521.x

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scientific name

Acanthocyrtus
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GENUS ACANTHOCYRTUS HANDSCHIN, 1925  

Type species: Lepidocyrtus (Lepidocyrtoides) spinosus Schött, 1917  

Acanthocyrtus spinosus: Handschin, 1925  

Type locality: Ravenshoe (formerly Cedar Creek ), Atherton tableland, North Queensland, Australia   .

KEY TO GENERA OF THE SUBFAMILY ENTOMOBRYINAE SENSU   SOTO- ADAMES ET AL. (2008)

WITH SCALES AND DENTAL SPINES

1. Dental scales absent ............................................................................................ Sinhomidia   gen. nov. Dental scales present.........................................................................................................................2

2. Body scales all rounded and finely striate; few macrochaetae on dorsal body except collar.............. Acanthurella Body   scales mainly pointed and coarsely striate; numerous macrochaetae on whole body.............. Acanthocyrtus  

Ant   ., antennal segment.

Diagnosis: The genus is characterized by foursegmented antennae, eight + eight eyes, scales on body, scales and spines on dens, clavate tenent hairs on tibiotarsus, bidentate mucro with a basal spine, papillate male genital plate, two–three–two bothriotrichia on Abd. II–IV, respectively, and modified accessory microchaetae of the bothriotrichial complex. Some or most scales are pointed and coarsely striate as is typical for Seirini. It is close to Lepidosira   or Lepidocyrtoides in scale morphology, body chaetotaxy, claw, and trochanteral organ morphology but differs in the presence of dental spines.

DIVERSITY, GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION,

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Collembola

Order

Entomobryomorpha

Family

Entomobryidae

Loc

Acanthocyrtus

Zhang, Feng, Deharveng, Louis, Greenslade, Penelope & Chen, Jian-Xiu 2009
2009
Loc

Acanthocyrtus spinosus

: Handschin 1925
1925