Neanura muscorum, copyright Andy Murray.

Belongs within: Neanuridae.

Neanura is a genus of springtails with a bilobed sixth abdominal segment and lacking a postantennal organ (Christiansen & Bellinger 1980).

Characters (from Christiansen & Bellinger 1980): Last two antennal segments more or less fused; postantennal organ absent; maximum of six eyes per side; sixth abdominal segment bilobed; unguiculus absent; furcula reduced to knob or absent; anal spines absent.

<==Neanura McGillivray 1893CB80
    |  i. s.: N. banksiCB80
    |--N. (Neanura)CB80 (see below for synonymy)
    |    |--*N. (N.) muscorum (Templeton 1835) (see below for synonymy)CB80
    |    |--‘Achorutes’ affinis Schäffer 1900S00
    |    |--N. (N.) bara Christiansen & Bellinger 1980CB80
    |    |--N. (N.) barberi (Handschin 1928) (see below for synonymy)CB80
    |    |--N. (N.) bullsa Wray 1953CB80
    |    |--‘Achorutes’ carolinae Schäffer 1900S00
    |    |--N. (N.) growae Christiansen & Bellinger 1980CB80
    |    |--‘Achorutes’ hirtellus Börner 1906 (see below for synonymy)W39
    |    |--‘Achorutes’ newmani Womersley 1933W39
    |    |--N. (N.) palmeri Wray 1967CB80
    |    |--N. (N.) persimilis Mills 1934CB80
    |    |--‘Achorutes’ purpurascensS00
    |    `--‘Achorutes’ rosaceus Schött 1917W39
    |--N. (Crossodonthina Yosii 1954) [incl. Kodiakia Bödvarsson 1960, Morulodes Cassagnau 1955]CB80
    |    |--N. (*C.) nipponica (Yosii 1954) [=*Crossodonthina nipponica]CB80
    |    |--N. (C.) aleuta (Bödvarsson 1960) [=Kodiakia aleuta]CB80
    |    |--N. (C.) delamareiCB80
    |    |--N. (C.) koreanaCB80
    |    |--N. (C.) prima (Bödvarsson 1960) [=*Kodiakia prima]CB80
    |    `--N. (C.) serrata Folsom 1916 [incl. *Morulodes millsi Cassagnau 1955]CB80
    |--N. (Lathriopyga Caroli 1910) [incl. Bilobella Caroli 1912]CB80
    |    |--N. (*L.) longiseta (Caroli 1912) [=Achorutes (*L.) longisetus]CB80
    |    |--N. (L.) aurantiaca (Caroli 1912) [=Achorutes (*Bilobella) aurantiacus]CB80
    |    |--N. (L.) illina Christiansen & Bellinger 1980CB80
    |    |--N. (L.) magna (MacGillivray 1893) [=Anoura magna]CB80
    |    |--‘Bilobella’ massoudiRD77
    |    |--N. (L.) ornata Folsom 1902CB80
    |    `--N. (L.) setosa Canby 1926CB80
    `--N. (Lobella Börner 1906)CB80
         |--N. (*L.) sauteri (Börner 1906) [=Achorutes (*L.) sauteri]CB80
         `--N. (L.) ambigua Christiansen & Bellinger 1980CB80

‘Achorutes’ hirtellus Börner 1906 [incl. A. hirtellus var. cirratus Schött 1917, A. hirtellus var. schoetti Womersley 1935 non A. schoetti Reuter 1895, A. hirtellus var. wellingtonia Womersley 1936]W39

Neanura McGillivray 1893 (Neanura)CB80 [=Achorutes Templeton 1835 (nom. rej.)CB80, Anoura Gervais 1843 non Gray 1838CB80, Anura Tullberg 1869 non Agassiz 1846W39, Biloba Stach 1949CB80]

Neanura (Neanura) barberi (Handschin 1928) [=Achorutes barberi, Biloba pseudoquadrioculata Stach 1951, Neanura quadrioculata Guthrie 1903 non Börner 1901]CB80

*Neanura (Neanura) muscorum (Templeton 1835) [=*Achorutes muscorum, *Anoura muscorum, *Anura muscorum, *Biloba muscorum; incl. Anura gibbosa Packard 1873, Anoura sextuberculata Harvey 1896, Achorutes tuberculata Nicolet 1842]CB80

*Type species of generic name indicated


[CB80] Christiansen, K., & P. Bellinger. 1980. The Collembola of North America north of the Rio Grande: A taxonomic analysis vol. 1. Introduction; general; families Poduridae and Hypogastruridae. Grinnell College: Grinnell (Iowa).

[RD77] Richards, O. W., & R. G. Davies. 1977. Imms’ General Textbook of Entomology 10th ed. vol. 2. Classification and Biology. Chapman and Hall: London.

[S00] Schäffer, C. 1900. Ueber württembergische Collembola. Jahreshefte des Vereins für vaterländische Naturkunde in Württemberg 56: 245–280, pl. 2.

[W39] Womersley, H. 1939. Primitive Insects of South Australia: Silverfish, springtails, and their allies. South Australian Branch of the British Science Guild: Adelaide.

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