Acerentulus kisonis Imdadate , 1961,

Bu, Yun, Potapov, Mikhail B. & Yin, Wen Ying, 2014, Systematic and biogeographical study of Protura (Hexapoda) in Russian Far East: new data on high endemism of the group, ZooKeys 424, pp. 19-57: 35

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Acerentulus kisonis Imdadate , 1961


Taxon classification Animalia Protura Acerentomidae

Acerentulus kisonis Imdadate, 1961 

Material examined.

1 female, locality 7, 21-IX-2011. coll. Y. Bu, C. W. Huang, M. Potapov & V. Alpatov.


Japan; Russia (Far East: Primorsky Krai). New for Russia.


Body large and robust, 1700 µm in length. Foretarsus length 115 µm, setae β 1 and δ 4 sensilliform, 5 µm in length. Setae d6 present on head, 16 µm. Clypeal pore cp and frontal pore fp present. Pronotum and prosternum without pores, mesonotum with pores sl and al, metanotum with pores sl. Mesosternum and metasternum each with 1 medial pore. Tergites I and VIII with pores psm only, II–V with pores psm and al, VI–VII with pores psm, al, and psl. X–XI without pores, XII with single medial pore. Pores on sternites I–IV and VII not observed. Sternite V with 1 posterior pore. Sternite VI with 4 posterior pores composed by two groups, each group contains two close adjacent pores. VIII–XI without pores, XII with 1+1 pores al.