Anoplodesmus subcylindricus, Carl, 1932: 452 - 454

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 : 231

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Anoplodesmus subcylindricus


subcylindricus Carl, 1932: 452-454 View in CoL , figs 44-49 [ Paranedyopus ].

Palnis: Kaffeetälchen bei Kukkal, ca. 1900 m, 2.IV. Travancore: Grosser Wald im oberen Vattavadai-Tal, ca. 1800 m, 10.IV. Unspecified number of ♂, ♀ and juveniles.

The MHNG collection contains five specimens in alcohol in two vials. The first vial (MHNG-ARTO-18559) contains two specimens, both with a pin running the length of the body. The data label has “ ♀, ♂ juv. Vattavardai” written on it. The second vial (MHNG- ARTO-18560) contains two smaller vials, one holding three specimens, each with a pin running the length of the body, two of them broken, and the other with dissected parts including gonopods. The data label in the larger vial has “Palnis Kukkal” written on it. All of these specimens are syntypes. P. subcylindricus is the type species of the genus Paranedyopus Carl, 1932 by monotypy ( Jeekel, 1971).

Anoplodesmus subcylindricus ( Carl, 1932) , Paradoxosomatidae


Switzerland, Geneva, Museum d'Histoire Naturelle

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