New species of Furculanurida (Collembola, Neanuridae, Pseudachorutinae) from the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico

  • Authors: Ospina-Sánchez, Claudia M.; Palacios-Vargas, José G.; González, Grizelle
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: ZooKeys
  • DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.917.33020

Abstract

A new species of Furculanurida is described and illustrated. Furculanurida bistribus sp. nov. differs from other species of the genus by the presence of three eyes, three setae on the dens, and the white and purple coloration pattern. A key for identification of the world species of the genus is included.

  • Citation: Ospina-Sánchez, Claudia M.; Palacios-Vargas, José G.; González, Grizelle. 2020. New species of Furculanurida (Collembola, Neanuridae, Pseudachorutinae) from the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico. ZooKeys. 917: 1-13. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.917.33020
  • Keywords: Island, Luquillo Experimental Forest, subtropical forest, taxonomy.
  • Posted Date: March 9, 2020
  • Modified Date: October 2, 2020
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