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A Re-Description of Balaustium leanderi comb. nov. (Actinotrichida, Erythraeidae) with First First Report on Characteristics of All Active Instars and Taxonomic Notes on the Genus

By L.S. Fuentes Quintero, K. Muñoz-Cárdenas, O. Combita, E. Jimeno, J.C. Getiva de la Hoz, F. Cantor, D. Rodriguez and J. Mąkol

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Balaustium leanderi (Haitlinger, 2000) comb. nov. (Actinotrichida: Erythraeidae), previously known only from the larval stage is re-described based on material originating from a laboratory culture of specimens collected in Colombia. This is also the first report of Balaustium leanderi (Haitlinger, 2000) in this country. The taxonomic characters of adult (female), deutonymph and larva are provided. The species re-described in this paper, is one of 37 nominal species presently assigned to the genus. With Balaustium leanderi (Haitlinger, 2000) there are just 6 species known both from larvae and active postlarval forms. Palenqustium Haitlinger (2000) is considered a junior synonym of Balaustium, which is one of 12 genera recognized within the Balaustiinae. A modified diagnosis of Balaustium von Heyden, 1826 is provided

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Year: 2014
DOI identifier: 10.1653/024.097.0352
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