Lepidocyrtinus ryozoi, Cipola & Morais & Bellini, 2020

Cipola, Nikolas Gioia, Morais, José Wellington De & Bellini, Bruno Cavalcante, 2020, Review of Lepidocyrtinus Börner, 1903 (Collembola, Entomobryidae, Seirinae): the African species, Zootaxa 4898 (1), pp. 1-110: 18

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4898.1.1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4421066

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7B6687A7-FFFB-FF90-FF12-D35CFDC1FA9A

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scientific name

Lepidocyrtinus ryozoi
status

nom. nov.

Lepidocyrtinus ryozoi   nom. nov. Cipola & Bellini

Figs 2 View FIGURE 2 , 12 View FIGURE 12 , Tables 1 View TABLE 1 and 3

Seira (Lepidocyrtinus) annulicornis   ; Yosii 1959: 10, figs 5A–H, South Africa, Cape Town, Table Mountain ( Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 ), not examined; Janion-Scheepers et al. 2015: 68, Africa South (catalog).

Diagnosis. Body pale white with violet pigments on Ant III–IV, Ant II and femur I–III distally; Th II projected anteriorly and with 14 anterior, 7 median (m1ip absent, m4 and m4i present) and 11 posterior mac (p3 present); Th III–Abd II with 9, 5, 4 central mac respectively ( Fig. 12A View FIGURE 12 ); Abd IV with 17 central mac and 8 lateral mac ( Fig. 12B View FIGURE 12 ); unguis a.t. present; unguiculus with all lamella acuminate and toothless ( Fig. 12C View FIGURE 12 ); manubrial plate with 3 blunt mac; dens with 9–10 blunt mac apically nipple-like ( Fig. 12D View FIGURE 12 ).

Etymology. It is named after Dr. Ryozo Yoshii (in memoriam), an important Collembola  researcher.

Remarks. Lepidocyrtinus ryozoi   nom. nov. resembles L. annulicornis   in general morphology (see the remark sections of these species and Table 3).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Collembola

Order

Collembola

Family

Entomobryidae

Genus

Lepidocyrtinus

Loc

Lepidocyrtinus ryozoi

Cipola, Nikolas Gioia, Morais, José Wellington De & Bellini, Bruno Cavalcante 2020
2020
Loc

Seira (Lepidocyrtinus) annulicornis

Janion-Scheepers, C. & Deharveng, L. & Bedos, A. & Chown, S. L. 2015: 68
Yosii, R. 1959: 10
1959