A new record of Nicoletia phytophila (Nicoletiidae: Zygentoma: Insecta) from a cave in Belize

Luis Espinasa, Steven J. Taylor, Monika Espinasa


Nicoletia phytophila is recorded from a cave in Belize. Specimens were found in the twilight zone of the cave. Their 16S rRNA sequence was identical to a surface specimen from Catemaco, Mexico.


Thysanura, Zygentoma, Nicoletiidae, Nicoletia phytophila, Belize, Rash Tzul Cave 16S rRNA, new record.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5563/spbn.v5i0.50