Leptodesmus tricolor, Carl, 1941 b: 670 - 674

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 : 233

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Leptodesmus tricolor


tricolor Carl, 1941b: 670-674 View in CoL , figs 159-165 [ Thyropygus ].

Nilgiris: Coonoor, 1500 und 1600 m, kleiner Urwald und Kaffeepflanzung Hillgrove, XII.1926. Three ♂.

The MHNG collection contains the three specimens in alcohol in two vials. The first vial (MHNG-ARTO-14521) contains one specimen and labels with “HillGrove Estate ob. Stufe 22.XII ♂ ” and “ ♂ type, 62 segm, Gonopod voir prépar.” written on them respectively. The second vial (MHNG-ARTO-14522) contains two specimens separated by a cottonwool plug; the lower has the head, segments with gonopods and other dissected parts in a smaller vial and a label with “ ♂ cotype 59 segmte ” written on it. The vial has a data label with “Kleiner Djungel bei Coonoor 24. XII ♂ ad.” written on it. No holotype was designated in the original description and all of these specimens are syntypes. There are also two microscope slide preparations: 1) a slide (MHNG-ARTO-14523) with the gonopods of the first specimen and 2) a slide (MHNG-ARTO-14524) with the first pair of legs and antennae of one of the specimens.

Gnomognathus tricolor (Carl, 1941) , Harpagophoridae


Switzerland, Geneva, Museum d'Histoire Naturelle

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