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Brachystomella porcus Denis, 1933.
Diagnosis. Pigmentation absent. Antennae shorter than head diagonal. Ant IV with dorsolateral microsensillum and round subapical organite; apical vesicle simple. Eyes absent. PAO with 6–15 vesicles. Maxilla typical of Brachystomella, with 5–7 teeth. Unguis tooth present or absent; tenent hair acuminated. Ventral tube with 3+3 chaetae. Furcal area delimited by a circular region of primary granulation of the tegument and a set of six chaetae within it. Table 1 summarizes the main characters of the species of the genus.
|Species||checayensis Massoud, 1967||porcus (Denis, 1933)||itacaman sp. n.||longisensilla sp. n.|
|Ant IV sensilla||?||6||5||4|
|Shape of sensilla of Ant III organ||curved, opposite sense||“club”||one bilobed, one “club”||“cloverleaf”|
|Ratio ordinary chaetae: sensilla||?||1:1.3||1:1||1:2|
|Serrated chaetae on body||?||–||+||–|
|Type Locality||Peru||Costa Rica||Brazil (southeast)||Brazil (RJ)|