Entomological Review

, Volume 97, Issue 2, pp 207–229 | Cite as

New species of the bristletail family machilidae (insecta, microcoryphia) from Abkhazia



Six new species are described from Abkhazia: Charimachilis abchasica sp. n., Lepismachilis abchasica sp. n., Trigoniophthalmus longitarsus sp. n., T. nematocerus sp. n., T. abchasicus sp. n., and T. subalpinus sp. n. Species of the genus Lepismachilis and the subgenus Trigoniophthalmus s. str. (T. longitarsus sp. n.) are described from the Caucasus for the first time. A key to the species of the genus Trigoniophthalmus from the Caucasus is given.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Samara Agricultural Academyposelok Ust’-Kinel’skiiSamara oblastRussia

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