Eosentomon australicum

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Taxonavigation: Eosentomata 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Entognatha
Ordo: Protura
Subordo: Eosentomata

Familia: Eosentomidae
Genus: Eosentomon
Species: Eosentomon australicum


  • Eosentomon australicum Womersley, 1939
    • Authority for current placement:
      • undisputed by all subsequent authorities
    • Combination(s)/spelling(s):
    • Original genus: Eosentomon Berlese, 1908
    • Original status: valid var. of Eosentomon millsi
    • Primary type: lectotype
      • Fixation: designated by Tuxen (1964: 122)
      • Description: [adult] female
      • Repository: SAMA I22255
    • Type locality: Onkaparinga River, Noarlunga, SA (misspelled as Kapringa)


Primary references[edit]

  • Tuxen, S.L. 1964: The Protura. A revision of the species of the world with keys for determination. Actualités Sci. Industr. No. 1311 Problèmes d'écologie. Paris: Hermann. [not seen] [122, lectotype designation]
  • Womersley, H. 1939: Protura. pp. 279–289 in: Womersley, H. (ed.) Primitive Insects of South Australia. Silverfish, springtails and their allies. Adelaide: Frank Trigg, Government Printer. [289]

Additional references[edit]

  • Tuxen, S.L. 1967: Australian Protura, their phylogeny and zoogeography. Zeitschrift für Zoologische Systematik und Evolutionsforschung, 5: 1–53. [not seen] [6]

New Zealand references[edit]


  • Australian Faunal Directory
  • EoL
  • image (copy and paste into browser): http://soilbugs.massey.ac.nz/gallery/Pr1010155.jpg
  • image (copy and paste into browser): http://soilbugs.massey.ac.nz/gallery/Pr1010156.jpg