Gnomognathus nanus (Carl, 1941)

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 : 218

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Gnomognathus nanus


nanus striatus Carl, 1941b: 685 View in CoL [ Thyropygus ].

Shevaroy-Hills: Yerkaud. J. R. Henderson leg. 1894, British Museum. Fragments of two immature ♂ and one ♀.

The MHNG collection contains one specimen in alcohol (MHNG-ARTO-14506). The specimen has a pin running the length of the body and lacks the posterior part. The labels in the vial have “ Th. nanus v. striatus Carl ” and “ var. striatus Carl ♂ juv.” written on them. The pencil identification label has “Yerkaud (Shevaroys) Henderson 1894” written on it, indicating that the specimen is a syntype. The other syntypes are in the BMNH.

A junior synonym of Gnomognathus nanus (Carl, 1941) , Harpagophoridae


Switzerland, Geneva, Museum d'Histoire Naturelle


United Kingdom, London, The Natural History Museum [formerly British Museum (Natural History)]

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