Cryptopygus longisensillus

Cryptopygus longisensillus Potapov, Janion-Scheepers and Deharveng 2020

Body size 0.9–1.3 mm. Body pale, with scattered black granules of pigmentation, more concentrated on head, eye spots and posterior of trunk.

Type material. Holotype and six paratypes: Holotype and five paratypes on four slides deposited at SAMC, one paratype on one slide deposited at MSPU.

Type locality: South Africa, Northern Cape, Ezeljacht farm, 14 km from Sutherland; 32.4105S, 20.57747E; 1550 m asl; 16 July 2009; C. Janion-Scheepers leg.; shrub litter; RSA09_SUT002.

 Other material. Several specimens from South Africa • Western Cape, Jonker­shoek Nature Reserve; 33.989350S, 18.957433E; 30 July 2009 and 12 Aug. 2010; C. Janion-Scheepers leg.; litter trap (32).


Cryptopygus longisensillus holotype

Potapov, M.B., Janion-Scheepers, C., Deharveng, L. 2020. Taxonomy of the Cryptopygus complex. III. The revision of South African species of Cryptopygus and Isotominella (Collembola, Isotomidae). ZooKeys 945: 99–127. doi:10.3897/zookeys.945.51860

Cryptopygus longisensillus paratype 1

Cryptopygus longisensillus paratype 2

Cryptopygus longisensillus paratype 3