Nesomachilis maorica

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Taxonavigation: Archaeognatha 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Subclassis: Monocondylia
Ordo: Archaeognatha

Familia: Meinertellidae
Genus: Nesomachilis
Species: Nesomachilis maorica


  • Nesomachilis maorica Tillyard, 1924
    • Authority for current combination/status: original
    • Original genus: Nesomachilis Tillyard, 1924 [as Nesomachilis maoricus [sic]]
    • Original status: valid species
    • Primary type: holotype
      • Fixation: designated ('Type and series of paratypes ...')
      • Description:
      • Repository: NZAC, as 'Cawthron Institute collection'
    • Type locality: 'Stephen Island, N.Z.'


  • Tillyard, R.J. 1924: Primitive wingless insects. Part I: the silverfish, bristletails and their allies (order Thysanura). New Zealand journal of science and technology 7(4): 232-242. BUGZ.
  • Evans, J.W. 1928(1927): Notes on Nesomachilis maoricus Tillyard, with particulars of a new sense-organ. Transactions and proceedings of the New Zealand Institute, 58: 375–378. PDF BUGZ
  • Sturm, H. 1980: Redescription of Nesomachilis (Archaeognatha: Meinertellidae), with descriptions of new species from the Australian region. New Zealand journal of zoology, 7: 533–550. Google books
  • Wygodzinsky, P. 1948: Redescription of Nesomachilis maoricus Tillyard, 1924, with notes on the family Machilidae (Thysanura). Dominion Museum records in entomology, 1: 69–78. BUGZ

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