Bothriogaster signata (Kessler, 1874), Kessler, 1874

Simaiakis, Stylianos Michail, Akkari, Nesrine & Zapparoli, Marzio, 2016, The centipedes of Peloponnisos and first records of genus Eurygeophilus in the East Mediterranean (Myriapoda: Chilopoda), Zootaxa 4061 (4), pp. 301-346: 327-329

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Bothriogaster signata (Kessler, 1874)
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29. Bothriogaster signata (Kessler, 1874)  

(1) B. affinis graeca Verhoeff, 1901: 410   , 456.

(2) B. affinis graeca   var. peloponnesiaca Verhoeff, 1901: 410   , 456.

(3) B. affinis   var. naxia Verhoeff, 1901: 410   , 456.

(4) B. affinis Szel.   [sic!]: Verhoeff, 1901: 455.

(5) B. affinis   subsp. graeca Verh.: Attems, 1903 b: 180.

(6) Bothriogaster signata Kessler   [sic!]: Attems, 1926: 238, pl. XXVII, figs. 5–6.

(7) Bothriogaster signata   subsp. graeca Verb.: Attems, 1926: 239, pl. XXVII; figs. 7–8.

(8) B. s. s. Att.: Attems, 1929 a: 48.

(9) B. s. graeca Verh.   : Attems, 1929 a: 49, Fig. 78.

(10) Bothriogaster signata signata Att.   : Kanellis, 1959: 10.

(11) Bothriogaster signata graeca Verh.   : Kanellis, 1959: 10.

(12) Bothriogaster signata (Kessler)   : Zapparoli, 1994: 13.

(13) Bothriogaster signata (Kessler, 1874)   : Zapparoli, 2002: 79, Fig. 35.

General distribution. Europe: Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, FYR Macedonia, Greece (incl. Crete). West Asia: Caucasus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Turkestan, Uzbekistan. North Africa: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia ( Zapparoli 2002; Minelli et al. 2006).

Chorotype. Turano-Mediterranean (TUM).

Records in Peloponnisos (5, 9) ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 ). Ahaia: Lapas (4, 11, 13); Patra (loc. typ. of Bothriogaster affinis graeca Verhoeff, 1901   ) (1, 11, 13); Patra, near University (12, 13). Argolida: Argos, along Inachos river (13); Oros Artemissio, direction Karia, 1100–1400 m (13); Epidavros (13); Larissa fortress, near Argos (loc. typ. of Bothriogaster affinis graeca Verhoeff, 1901   ) (1, 11, 13); Palamidi, near Nafplio (loc. typ. of Bothriogaster affinis graeca Verhoeff, 1901   and B. a. peloponnesiaca Verhoeff, 1901) (1, 2, 4, 11, 13); Tirintha (loc. typ. of Bothriogaster affinis graeca Verhoeff, 1901   and B. a. naxia Verhoeff, 1901   ) (1, 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 13). Arkadia: Tripoli (loc. typ. of Bothriogaster affinis graeca Verhoeff, 1901   , B. a. peloponnesiaca Verhoeff, 1901, B. a. naxia Verhoeff, 1901   ) (1, 2, 3, 4, 11, 13); Leonidio, Paleohori (13); Levidi, Menalon Ski Resort (13); 1 km E Vitina, crossroads to Vitina, 1025 m (13). Ilia: Arhaia Olympia (6, 8, 10, 13); Amaliada, E Keramidia (13); Erimanthos, top, 1800 m (13); Erimanthos, top, 2200–2300 m (13); Lambia, N suburbs (13); Lambia, Chrisopigi (13); Oros Foloi, Lalas, 790 m (13). Korinthia: Oros Killini, 1500 m (12, 13). Lakonia: Githio (13); Mani, Vathia (13); Taigetos, near refuge, 1650–1700 m (12, 13). Messinia: Ithomi (loc. typ. of Bothriogaster affinis naxia Verhoeff, 1901   ) (3, 11, 13); Kalamata, between Artemissia and Langada Pass (13); Parnonas, near Metamorfosi, Kalogerovouni, 1100 m (13).

New records from Mt. Parnonas ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 ). 1 ex., Arkadia, Meligarias south of Oreini Meligou (loc. 9), 810 m, N 37.350434 / E 22.671654, 27 Oct. 2014; 1 ex., Arkadia, Xirolakki, east of Prastos (loc. 14), 585 m, N 37.269119 / E 22.713849, 28 Oct. 2014; 2 exx., Arkadia, Neochori to Agios Charalampos church, phrygana (loc. 30), 50 m, N 37.361966 / E 22.741903, 31 Oct. 2014; 1 ex., Arkadia, Agios Vasileios to Parnonas mountain refuge, 3 km N of Ag.Vasileios (loc. 35), 1205 m, N 37.206527 / E 22.672336, 30 Apr. 2015; 2 exx., Arkadia, Prastos, 3 km N of the village (loc. 41), 1215 m, N 37.239358 / E 22.671086, 1 May 2015; 1 ex., Arkadia, Moni Malevis, 400 m W of the monastery (loc. 44), 890 m, N 37.327387 / E 22.574035, 2 May 2015; 3 exx., Arkadia, Xirokampi to Sitaina, 0.5 km S of Xirokampi (loc. 45), 970 m, N 37.332846 / E 22.595668, 2 May 2015; 1 ex., Arkadia, Xirokampi to Sitaina, 7.5 km SE of Xirokampi (loc. 48), 1150 m, N 37.31695 / E 22.629196, 2 May 2015; 1 ex., Arkadia, Sitaina, 5 km NW of the village (loc. 49), 1050 m, N 37.301055 / E 22.643345, 2 May 2015; 1 ex., Arkadia, Kastanitsa to Moni Kontolinas, 11 km S of Kastanitsa (loc. 52), 990 m, N 37.242024 / E 22.659177, 2 May 2015; 1 ex., Arkadia, Kastanitsa to Moni Kontolinas, 9 km S of Kastanitsa (loc. 53), 1015 m, N 37.234785 / E 22.655821, 2 May 2015.

New records from Peloponnisos ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 ). 2 ♀♀ 132, 96 mm, 123, 123 lp, Argolida, Mt. Didimon (Ligourio), 600–1000 m, 3 Jun. 2005, G. Osella; 4 ♂♂ 93, 99, 99, 77 mm, 117, 117, 117, 113 lp; 1 ♂ juv. 70 mm, 117 lp, 1 ♀ 93 mm, 123 lp, Argolida, Mt. Didimon, 1000 m, 20 May 2004, G. Osella; 1 ♀, 105 lp, Arkadia, Mt. Menalon, Sky center, open habitats, 1600 m, 4 May 2005, G. Osella; 2 exx., Ilia, Neohori, 40 m, N 37.51792 / E 21.61389, 20 Apr. 2003, P. Cerretti.

Ecological notes. 0–2300 m; a thermophilous species, generally in Quercus coccifera   scrubs, in Quercus   sp. woods, in steppic habitats, in Abies cephalonica   and Pinus nigra   forest habitats, in Mediterranean phrygana; also in agroecosystems, in anthropized habitats, and in caves ( Verhoeff 1901; Zapparoli 1994, 1996, 2002).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Chilopoda

Order

Geophilomorpha

Family

Himantariidae

Genus

Bothriogaster

Loc

Bothriogaster signata (Kessler, 1874)

Simaiakis, Stylianos Michail, Akkari, Nesrine & Zapparoli, Marzio 2016
2016
Loc

B. affinis graeca

Verhoeff 1901: 410
1901
Loc

var. peloponnesiaca

Verhoeff 1901: 410
1901
Loc

var. naxia

Verhoeff 1901: 410
1901
Loc

Bothriogaster signata

Kessler 1874
1874