Paronella

Nguyen, Minh & Soto-Adames, Felipe N., 2018, Annotated checklist of Afrotropical Trogolaphysa Mills, 1938 (Hexapoda: Collembola: Paronellidae) and description of a new species from Madagascar, Zoosystema 40 (10), pp. 179-196: 193

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http://doi.org/ 10.5252/zoosystema2018v40a10

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Paronella
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KEY TO AFRICAN SPECIES OF PARONELLA   -LIKE FORMS HERE ASSIGNED TO TROGOLAPHYSA MILLS, 1938  

1. Unguiculus truncate ( Fig. 5H View FIG ) .................................................................................................................... 2

— Unguiculus lanceolate ( Figs 5 View FIG B-E) ............................................................................................................... 3

2. Metathorax to 2 nd abdominal segment uniformly dark blue ( Fig. 5J View FIG ); dens with inner row spines apically acuminate ( Ivory Coast) ............................................................ T. beguei (Delamare Debouteville, 1951)   n. comb.

— Mesothorax to 2 nd abdominal segment never uniformly dark blue; dens with inner row spines apically asymmetrically ciliate, brush-like ( Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Gabon) ............. T. penicillata ( Schött, 1927)   n. comb.

3. Mucro with 5 teeth ( Fig. 5F View FIG ) ....................................................................................................................... 4

— Mucro with 3-4 teeth ( Figs 3C, D View FIG , 5G View FIG ) ....................................................................................................... 5

4. Abdomen 4 medially with dark blue square; unguis with one paired inner tooth clearly larger than other, much larger than proximal unpaired tooth; Mucro with basal teeth more or less evenly distributed ( Fig. 5F View FIG ) ( Gabon) .............................................................................................................. T. monomaculata ( Barra, 1969)  

— Abdomen 4 white, without marks; Unguis with paired inner teeth subequal, and not much larger than unpaired tooth; Mucro with basal teeth grouped on proximal end ( Fig. 5G View FIG ) ( Gabon) .............. T. vivieni ( Barra, 1969)  

5. Mucro with 3 teeth; tenet hair relatively short in relation to unguiculus ( Fig. 5A View FIG ); Unguis with 3 inner teeth ( Ivory Coast) .................................................................... T. grassei (Delamare Debouteville, 1952)   n. comb.

— Mucro with 4 teeth; tenet hair normally long in relation to unguiculus ( Fig. 5B View FIG ); Unguis with 3-4 inner teeth .... 6

6. Unguis with 4 inner teeth ............................................................................................................................ 7

— Unguis with 3 inner teeth .......................................................................................................................... 10

7. Antennomere 1 white, antennomeres 2-4 uniformly dark blue ( Fig. 5I View FIG ); femora white, tibiotarsi blue ( Guinea) ........................................................................ T. lamottei (Delamare Debouteville, 1950)   n. comb.

— Antennomeres 1-2 white/yellow or light blue, antennomeres 3-4 darker; legs with all segments blue, brown or yellow .......................................................................................................................................................... 8

8. Unguis with all teeth inserted on distal half of inner edge ( Fig. 5C View FIG ) ( Tanzania, Madagascar?) ......................... .......................................................................................................... T. fuelleborni ( Börner, 1903)   n. comb.

— Unguis with basal teeth inserted on basal half & unpaired teeth on distal half of inner edge ( Fig. 5B View FIG ) ......... 9

9. Body yellow ( Republic of Congo) .................................................... T. ghesquierei ( Marlier, 1945)   n. comb.

— Body blue ( Madagascar) .................................................................................................. T. judithnajtae   n. sp.

10. Head macrochaetae A3 and Pa5 absent ( Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Ethiopia) ..................................................................................................... T. nigromaculata ( Schött, 1903)   n. comb.

— Head macrochaetae A3 and Pa5 present ( Fig. 2A View FIG ) ...................................................................................... 11

11. Antennae, legs and body uniformly white; eye patch with up to 9 chaetae; Setiform labral papillae present; Dens with 1 row of spines ( Kenya) ................................................................. T. wahlgreni ( Mitra, 2002)   n. comb.

— Antennae and legs uniformly dark blue, body with a general blue tint; eye patch with up to 6 chaetae; Setiform labral papillae absent; Dens with 2 row of spines ( Madagascar) ...................................... T. judithnajtae   n. sp.