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Cephalosphaera (Cephalosphaera)

Jeff Skevington
Containing group: Cephalosphaera


Twenty-three valid species of Cephalosphaera (Cephalosphaera) occur in all major biogeographical regions.


The nominate genus of Cephalosphaera differs from Cephalosphaera (Neocephalosphaera) in having a comb of long setae apically on the hind tibia and a small, distal membranous area in males.

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