Entomological Review

, Volume 92, Issue 9, pp 951–965 | Cite as

On the fauna of the bristletail family Machilidae (Thysanura) of the Caucasus and southern Kazakhstan

  • V. G. Kaplin


Four new species, Trigoniophthalmus dombayi sp. n. from Stavropol Province, T. vorontzovi sp. n. and T. montanus sp. n. from Krasnodar Province, Allopsontus varvarae sp. n. from southeastern Kazakhstan, and the new subgenus Allopsontus (Aridopsontinus) subgen. n., are described. Keys to all the known species of the genus Trigoniophthalmus Verh. from the Caucasus and to subgenera of the genus Allopsontus Silv. of the world fauna are given.


Entomological Review Abdominal Segment Male Genitalia Maxillary Palp Abdominal Tergite 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Kaplin, V.G., “Bristletails of the Genus Allopsontus Silv. (Thysanura, Machilidae) of the World Fauna,” Zool. Zh. 72(3), 53–67 (1993).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Kaplin, V.G., “New Species of Bristletails of the Families Machilidae and Lepismatidae (Thysanura) from European Russia and Uzbekistan,” Zool. Zh. 78(1), 16–30 (1999) [Entomol. Rev. 79 (3), 310–324 (1999)].Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Kaplin, V.G., “New Bristletail Species of the Family Machilidae (Thysanura) from the Altai,” Zool. Zh. 81(2), 182–190 (2002) [Entomol. Rev. 82 (2), 223–231 (2002)].Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Kaplin, V.G., “On the Fauna of Bristletails of the Families Meinertellidae and Machilidae (Thysanura) from Krasnodar Territory and Kazakhstan,” Zool. Zh. 86(12), 1433–1445 (2007) [Entomol. Rev. 87 (9), 1242–1255 (2007)].Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Kaplin, V.G., “On the Fauna of Bristletails of the Genera Petrobius and Trigoniophthalmus (Thysanura, Machilidae) from the Caucasus,” Zool. Zh. 89(4), 424–441 (2010) [Entomol. Rev. 90 (3), 387–404 (2010)].Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Mendes, L.F., “An Annotated List of Generic and Specific Names of Machilidae (Microcoryphia, Insecta) with Identification Keys for the Genera and Geographical Notes,” Est. Ens. Doc. Lisboa, No. 155, 9–127 (1990).Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Sturm, H. and Bach de Roca, C., “On the Systematics of the Archaeognatha (Insecta),” Entomol. Gener. 18(1/2), 55–90 (1993).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Pleiades Publishing, Ltd. 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Samara Agricultural AcademyUst-Kinelskii, Samara ProvinceRussia

Personalised recommendations