Zoology Publications from Victoria University of Wellington—Nos. 66 and 67
Hypogastrura purpurascens galiciana (Boerner, 1903) — Achorutes purpurascens galiciana Boerner, 1903 — Figs. 158-163
Hypogastrura purpurascens galiciana (Boerner, 1903)
Achorutes purpurascens galiciana Boerner, 1903
The type and specimens labelled cotypes of this subspecies are preserved in the BMNH but no illustrations of it have previously been published.
Notes: Mucro (Fig. 160) is relatively longer and more tapering than in H. purpurascens s.str: it tapers apically to a point without the slightly recurved apex characteristic of H. purpurascens s.str; base of claw finely granulate; the unguiculus of the fore feet (Fig. 158) has the lamella considerably reduced as compared with the other feet (Fig. 159); the fore feet have two tenent hairs, the other feet three each, all in line across the tibiotarsus; rami of tenaculum with three barbs; the four segments of the antennae related as 20:23:27:45; SO Ant III normal with two sense clubs, two sense rods and three guard setae; Ant IV with apical sensory papilla, and 5-7 subapical stout curved sense rods; PAO with 3-4 peripheral lobes (Figs. 161-162): length of type specimen 2 mm.