Two new species of Willowsia (Collembola: Entomobryidae) from Yunnan Province, China

  • Rui Chai School of Life Science, Nantong University, Nantong 226000
  • Yitong Ma School of Life Science, Nantong University, Nantong 226000
Keywords: Entomobryinae, taxonomy, chaetotaxy, scales


We describe two new species of Willowsia: W. baoshanensis sp. nov. and W. zhaotongensis sp. nov. This is the first report of Willowsia from Yunnan Province, China. W. baoshanensis sp. nov. is mainly characterized by its chaetotaxy, W. zhaotongensis sp. nov. by its color pattern and chaetotaxy.


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How to Cite
Chai, R., & Ma, Y. (2017). Two new species of Willowsia (Collembola: Entomobryidae) from Yunnan Province, China. European Journal of Taxonomy, (311).