Kaprus’ I.J. 2009. Revision of the palearctic Onychiurus species of obsiones group (Collembola: Onychiuridae) // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.5 (for 2008). No.1: 53–64 [in English].

State Museum of Natural History of NAS of Ukraine, Teatral’na Str. 18, 79008 L’viv, Ukraine. E-mail: i-kaprus@mail.ru

KEY WORDS: springtails, taxonomy, Onychiurus.

ABSTRACT: Three new species, Onychiurus orienteuropeus sp.n., O. jaceki sp.n. and O. sarmaticus sp.n. are described from Ukraine, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan. O. obsiones Cassagnau, 1963, O. vtorovi Martynova, 1976 and O. darii Pomorski, 1998 are re-described based on the type specimens and new material. An identification key to all the palearctic species of the obsiones group of the genus Onychiurus is provided.

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