Schendylops Cook, 1899,

Nunes, Gabrielle Abreu, Chagas-Jr, Amazonas & Bichuette, Maria Elina, 2019, A new centipede Schendylops Cook from eastern Brazil: the first troglobitic geophilomorph for South America (Geophilomorpha, Schendylidae), Zootaxa 4691 (4), pp. 386-400: 389

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Schendylops Cook, 1899


Genus Schendylops Cook, 1899 

Type species: Scolopendra grandidieri Saussure & Zehntner,1902 

Other taxa included: 68 species ( Bonato et al. 2016)

Diagnosis. Pleurites of second maxillae not fused with coxosternum ( Figure 5CView FIGURE 5). Apical claw of second maxillae pectinate on both dorsal and ventral edges. Sterna with pore fields ( Figure 7View FIGURE 7 A–E). Last pair of legs with seven podomeres ( Figure 7View FIGURE 7 A–E). Praetarsus in form of a small pilose tubercle or replaced by a small spine or altogether absent. Coxopleura of the ultimate leg-bearing segment each with two internal coxal organs of simple structure (“homogeneous coxal glands” sensu Brölemann & Ribaut 1912) ( Figure 7View FIGURE 7 A–E).