Aulacobolus ejaculans, Carl, 1941 b: 620 - 621

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 : 198

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Aulacobolus ejaculans


ejaculans Carl, 1941b: 620-621 View in CoL , figs 69, 76-79 [ Aulacobolus ].

Anaimalais: Shola am Berg ob Resthouse Attakatti, ca. 1200 m, unter Borke, 26.II; Valparai, Hügel ob Naduar- Estate, ca. 1300 m, frische Waldlichtung, unter Holz, 9.III. Unspecified number of ♂ and ♀.

The MHNG collection contains six specimens in alcohol in two jars. One jar (MHNG-ARTO-14427) contains five specimens and a data label with “Shola am Ibex-Hill bei Attakatti 26.II, unter faulen Stämmen” written on it, indicating that the specimens are syntypes. The other jar (MHNG-ARTO-14428) contains a single specimen with the head detached and a small vial with gonopods. The data label has “Hügel ob Nadu-Ar-Estate, frische Waldlichtung, unter Holz 9.III. Valparai Anaimalis” written on it, indicating that the specimen is a syntype. There is also a microscope slide preparation (MHNG- ARTO-14429) with the posterior gonopods and the first three pairs of legs of one of the syntypes.

Aulacobolus ejaculans ejaculans Carl, 1941 , Pachybolidae


Switzerland, Geneva, Museum d'Histoire Naturelle

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