Mecophilus

Calvanese, Victor C., Brescovit, Antonio D. & Bonato, Lucio, 2019, Revision of the Neotropical species of Aphilodontinae (Geophilomorpha, Geophilidae), with eight new species and a first phylogenetic analysis of the subfamily, Zootaxa 4698 (1), pp. 1-72: 57

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4698.1.1

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scientific name

Mecophilus
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Key to Mecophilus  species

1. Cephalic plate sub-trapezoidal, with posterior part wider than anterior part ( Figs 29BView FIGURE 29, 31BView FIGURE 31); denticle of tarsungulum small and positioned above base of tarsungulum ( Fig. 31DView FIGURE 31)................................................. M. neotropicus 

- Cephalic plate sub-rectangular ( Fig. 32BView FIGURE 32); denticle of tarsungulum large and positioned close to base of tarsungulum ( Fig. 32DView FIGURE 32)................................................................................ M. tupiniquim  n. sp.