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The first native Pyrgodesmidae (Diplopoda, Polydesmida) from Australia


Mesibov, R, The first native Pyrgodesmidae (Diplopoda, Polydesmida) from Australia, ZooKeys, 217 pp. 63-85. ISSN 1313-2989 (2012) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.3897/zookeys.217.3809


Three new genera and six new species of Pyrgodesmidae are described from Queensland: Asticopyrgodesmus gen. n., containing Asticopyrgodesmus lamingtonensis sp. n. and Asticopyrgodesmus maiala sp. n. (type species); Nephopyrgodesmus gen. n., with Nephopyrgodesmus eungella sp. n. (type and only species); and Notopyrgodesmus gen. n., with Notopyrgodesmus kulla sp. n. (type species), Notopyrgodesmus lanosus sp. n. and Notopyrgodesmus weiri sp. n. Localities and specimen data are given in an Appendix for undescribed Australian Pyrgodesmidae occurring in wet forests from the Northern Territory south to New South Wales, and on Lord Howe Island.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Pyrgodesmidae, millipede, Australia, Queensland
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Evolutionary biology
Research Field:Animal systematics and taxonomy
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
UTAS Author:Mesibov, R (Dr Robert Mesibov)
ID Code:116526
Year Published:2012
Web of Science® Times Cited:2
Deposited By:Geography and Spatial Science
Deposited On:2017-05-11
Last Modified:2017-08-15
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