Afrotropical, Newport, 1845

Camacho, Miguel Domínguez & Vandenspiegel, Didier, 2012, Scolopendrellidae (Myriapoda, Symphyla) from the Afrotropics with descriptions of seven new species, European Journal of Taxonomy 32, pp. 1-28 : 2

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2012.32

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:778FFF1D-32E1-466B-82DB-BF9B30C2ABE1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3859030

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/D20C87AB-AF41-485E-D981-A413FAD7F964

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Valdenar

scientific name

Afrotropical
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Key to Afrotropical genera

1 First pair of legs vestigial …………………………………………………………………………2 ¯ First pair of legs distinct ……………………………………………………………………………3

2 Second and third tergites without transversal division; length usually 2 mm or more …………………………………………………………………………… Symphylella Silvestri, 1902

¯ 2 nd and 3 rd tergites divided transversally; length usually <2 mm …………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………… Ribautiella Brölemann, 1926

3 1 st pair of legs very short, with terminal setae instead of claws ……………………………………

……………………………………………………………… Remysymphyla Aubry & Masson, 1952a ¯ 1 st pair of legs 3-segmented, with claws ……………………………………………………………4

4 Tergite 17 without paired triangular processes ………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………… Scolopendrellopsis Bagnall, 1913

¯ Tergite 17 with paired triangular processes ………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………… Neosymphyla Edwards & Belfield, 1967