n African Zoology - Two new species Attems, 1928, from Zimbabwe (Diplopoda: Spirostreptida: Spirostreptidae)

Volume 35, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X
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n. sp. and n. sp. are described from five and six males, respectively. was collected from miombo woodland litter west of Marondera, Mashonaland East, whereas was collected in grasses on a granite rock outcrop at Mutawatawa Growth Point in Maramba district, Murewa, northeast of Harare. differs from all other species of by the presence of a hammer-shaped mesad process on each paracoxite and a long sickle-shaped mesad process on the telocoxite, which completely overlaps with that of the opposite gonopod. differs by having three median processes on the telocoxite giving the gonopod a T-shape.

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