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dc.contributor.authorMaryanska-Nadachowska, A.en
dc.contributor.authorTaylor, Gary Stewarten
dc.contributor.authorKuznetsova, V. G.en
dc.identifier.citationAustralian Journal of Entomology, 2001; 40 (4):349-356en
dc.descriptionPublished in Australian Journal of Entomology, 2001; 40 (4):349-356 at www.interscience.wiley.comen
dc.description.abstractChromosome numbers and sex-determining systems of 16 species in 10 genera of Australian Psyllidae: Spondyliaspidinae (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) are presented. This is the first comprehensive karyological study for the Spondyliaspidinae. Karyotypes were: 2n = 11 (10 + X) for males of Australopsylla sp., Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Moore), Cardiaspina albitextura Taylor, Creiis sp., Platyobria lewisi Taylor and Spondyliaspis plicatuloides (Froggatt); 2n = 9 (8 + X) for Blastopsylla adnatariae Taylor, Blastopsylla moorei Taylor, Cardiaspina retator Taylor, Cryptoneossa sp. (near triangula Taylor), Glycaspis brimblecombei Moore; and 2n = 7 (6 + X) for Anoeconeossa communis Taylor, Anoeconeossa sp. (communis group), Anoeconeossa sp. (fuscipennis group), A. unicornuta Taylor and Creiis vulgaris Taylor. The chromosome number 2n = 7 is the lowest recorded for any Psylloidea. The number of testicular follicles and arrangement of spermatocyte cysts (spermatocysts) in the follicles of each species, and of an additional species, Ctenarytaina sp. are described. Aspects of the karyology and morphology of the male reproductive system of each of the 17 species in 11 genera of Spondyliaspidinae are discussed in terms of recent shifts in spondyliaspidine classification and of the phylogenetic position of the Spondyliaspidinae within the Psylloidea.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityAnna Maryańska-Nadachowska, Gary S Taylor and Valentina G Kuznetsovaen
dc.publisherBlackwell / Wileyen
dc.subjectchromosome number; karyology; male reproductive system; Psyllidae; Psylloidea; Spondyliaspididae Spondyliaspidinaeen
dc.titleMeiotic karyotypes and structure of testes in males of 17 species of Psyllidae: Spondyliaspidinae (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) from Australiaen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Agriculture, Food and Wine : Plant and Food Scienceen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Agriculture, Food and Wineen
dc.provenancePublished Online: 7 Jul 2008en
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