Atlantodesmus pickeli ( Schubart, 1946 )

Bouzan, Rodrigo Salvador, Pena-Barbosa, João Paulo P. & Brescovit, Antonio Domingos, 2017, Taxonomic review of the genus Atlantodesmus Hoffman, 2000 (Polydesmida: Chelodesmidae), Zootaxa 4236 (2), pp. 269-290: 282-283

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Atlantodesmus pickeli ( Schubart, 1946 )
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Atlantodesmus pickeli ( Schubart, 1946) 

Figures 4View FIGURE 4 ḠI, 12, 19

Leptodesmus pickeli Schubart, 1946: 166  , fig. 1 (Male holotype, originally recorded as Bairro da Casa Verde, São Paulo, however the correct location is Jardim São Bento, São Paulo (46°38′ 0″ W, 23°33′ 0″ S)GoogleMaps  , São Paulo, Brazil; 1939, Dom B. J. Pickel leg., deposited in IBSPAbout IBSP 29View Materials, examined). 

Atlantodesmus pickeli: Hoffman, 2000: 106  .

Diagnosis. Males of Atlantodesmus pickeli  differ from all other species of the genus by the presence of a small triangular lobe above the base of the solenomere ( Fig. 12View FIGURE 12 A, arrow) and prefemoral process densely serrated in its distal part ( Figs 12View FIGURE 12 A–B).

Additional material examined. None.

Redescription. Male (Holotype, IBSPAbout IBSP 29). Coloration (in alcohol): Head reddish brown. Body dark brown. Paranotal tips yellow. Telson brown. Total length: 60. Collum absent. Antennomere lengths (1>7): 0.97; 2.32; 2.20; 1.95; 2.18; 1.60; 0.31. Gonopod aperture 3.14 long, 3.87 wide. Telson missing. Gonopods: coxae with two bristles on the distal dorsal side. Coxal apophysis not acute. Prefemoral region ventrally positioned. Prefemoral process long, narrow in the base and dilated at its apex, with densely serrated margins ( Fig. 12View FIGURE 12 A). Reduced cingulum present ( Fig. 12View FIGURE 12 B). Solenomere tip acute. Triangular lobe above the base of the solenomere, visible in mesal view ( Fig. 12View FIGURE 12 A, arrow). Acropodite process forming a large hood, with serrated distal mesal margin ( Figs 12View FIGURE 12 A–B).

Female ( IBSPAbout IBSP 4433). Coloration (in alcohol) and body as in male. Total length 60. Collum 2.59 long, 8.08 wide. Telson 1.80.

Distribution. Known only from the city of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, in areas containing the Brazilian biome Atlantic forest ( Por et al. 2005).

IBSP

Instituto Biologico de Sao Paulo

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Diplopoda

Order

Polydesmida

Family

Chelodesmidae

Genus

Atlantodesmus

Loc

Atlantodesmus pickeli ( Schubart, 1946 )

Bouzan, Rodrigo Salvador, Pena-Barbosa, João Paulo P. & Brescovit, Antonio Domingos 2017

2017
Loc

Leptodesmus pickeli

Schubart 1946: 166

Loc

Atlantodesmus pickeli:

Hoffman 2000: 106