oa Madoqua - New genera and species of ultrapsammophilous Namib Desert Lepismatidae (Thysanura)

Volume 15, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



Sabulepisma multifom is sp. nov. and Swalepisma mirabiIis sp. nov. are descriptionbed from the Namib Desert sand dunes, and Namibmormisma gen. nov. is proposed for some Namib species previously referred to Mormisma Silvestri. The probable phylogeny of these taxa is discussed. The purpose of this paper is to provide an introduction to the Lepismatidae of the Namib dunes.

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