Isotomidae

Isotoma anglicana, from here.


Belongs within: Collembola.

The Isotomidae are a diverse family of elongate springtails.

Characters (from Soto-Adames et al. 2008): Scales, trochanteral organs and postocular bothriothrica absent. Antenna with four segments. Fourth abdominal segment usually subequal or shorter than third (except in a few genera with fused segments 4-6). Bothriothrica often absent.

<==Isotomidae
    |--Rhyniella praecursor Hirst & Maulik 1926 CP02
    |--Folsomotoma CP02
    |--Isotomina thermophila M83
    |--Isotomodes productus M83
    |--Folsomia candida (Willem 1902) TM86
    |--Pseudisotoma sensibilis Tullberg 1876 SL06
    |--Protoisotoma Christiansen & Pike 2002 CP02
    |    `--*P. micromucra Christiansen & Pike 2002 CP02
    |--Scutisotoma Bagnall 1949 [incl. Dimorphotoma Grinbergs 1975] SL06
    |    `--‘Dimorphotoma’ porcellus Ellis 1976 SL06
    |--Isotomurus SL06
    |    |--I. palustris (Müller 1776) SL06
    |    `--I. plumosus M83
    |--Proisotoma SL06
    |    |--P. anopolitana Schulz & Lymberakis 2006 SL06
    |    `--P. multituberculata Martynova 1971 SL06
    `--Isotoma SL06
         |--I. anglicana (Lubbock 1873) SL06
         `--I. viridis Bourlet 1839 SL06

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[CP02] Christiansen, K., & E. Pike. 2002. Cretaceous Collembola (Arthropoda, Hexapoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of Canada. Cretaceous Research 23: 165-188.

[M83] Martin, N. A. 1983. Miscellaneous observations on a pasture fauna: An annotated species list. DSIR Entomology Division Report 3: 1-98.

[SL06] Schulz, H.-J., & P. Lymberakis. 2006. First contribution to the knowledge of the Collembola fauna of the White Mountains (Lefká Óri) in west Crete (Insecta, Collembola, Isotomidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 86 (2): 229-234.

Soto-Adames, F. N., J.-A. Barra, K. Christiansen & R. Jordana. 2008. Suprageneric classification of Collembola Entomobryomorpha. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101 (3): 501-513.

[TM86] Thibaud, J.-M., & Z. Massoud. 1986. Insecta: Collembola. In Stygofauna Mundi: A Faunistic, Distributional, and Ecological Synthesis of the World Fauna inhabiting Subterranean Waters (including the Marine Interstitial) (L. Botosaneanu, ed.) pp. 616-617. E. J. Brill / Dr. W. Backhuys: Leiden.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Markup Key:
- <b>bold</b> = bold
- <i>italic</i> = italic
- <a href="http://www.fieldofscience.com/">FoS</a> = FoS