n African Entomology - (Chilopoda : Lithobiomorpha : Henicopidae) from the Cape region, South Africa, with a new species from Table Mountain

Volume 11, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



Examination of type specimens and newer collections of Attems, 1928, and Attems, 1928, shows that both species belong to (), the only subgenus of represented in southern Africa. () is probably synonymous with () Silvestri, 1903. A new species from Table Mountain, () , is distinguished by a maxillipede tooth form not otherwise known in Henicopidae. A key permits identification of the 24 valid species of throughout the Gondwanan range of the genus.

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