Sholaphilus albidus, Carl, 1932: 485 - 487

Hollier, John, Stöckli, Eduard, Wesener, Thomas, Mesibov, Robert, Decker, Peter & Sierwald, Petra, 2020, An annotated list of the millipede (Diplopoda) species described by Johann Carl, Revue suisse de Zoologie 127 (1), pp. 183-240 : 186

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Sholaphilus albidus


albidus Carl, 1932: 485-487 View in CoL , figs 103-108 [ Sholaphilus ].

Palnis: Shola bei Vandaravu, 2300 m unter morschem Holz, 6.- 10.IV. Unspecified number of ♂ and ♀.

The MHNG collection contains parts of some 20 specimens, some broken, in alcohol (MHNG- ARTO-14294). The specimens are in a vial separated by a cotton wool plug from a smaller vial containing fragments including antennae and gonopods. The data label has “Palnis, Vandaravu” written on it, indicating that the specimens are syntypes. Sholaphilus albidus is the type species of the genus Sholaphilus Car, 1932 by monotypy (and not by designation in the original description as stated by Jeekel, 1971).

Sholaphilus albidus Carl, 1932 , Fuhrmannodesmidae

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