Symphylella, Silvestri, 1902

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 : 3

publication ID

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

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3859032

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https://treatment.plazi.org/id/D20C87AB-AF42-485D-D9F8-A37CFAD7F8A4

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scientific name

Symphylella
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Key to Afrotropical species of Symphylella

1 First tergite with 6 setae ………………………………………………………………………………2 ¯ First tergite with more than 6 setae …………………………………………………………………5

2 Triangular processes of tergites without setae between apical and inner basal setae …………………

………………………………………………………………………………… foucquei Jupeau, 1954 ¯ Triangular processes of tergites with one or more setae between apical and inner basal setae ……3

3 First leg knoblike …………………………………………………………………… kalundu sp. nov. ¯ First leg only a spiny spot with two protruding setae ……………………………………………4

4 Styli with terminal end clublike, posterior margin of tergites (between triangular processes) curved … …………………………………………………………………………………… malagassa sp. nov.

¯ Styli with terminal end with apical spine, posterior margin of tergites (between triangular processes) straight ……………………………………………………………………… vulgaris ( Hansen, 1903)

5 First tergite with 10 setae …………………………………………………… isabellae ( Grassi, 1886) ¯ First tergite with 7-8 setae …………………………………………………………………………6

6 All tergal setae clearly erect, inner basal setae of second and third tergites about twice longer than other posteromarginal setae …………………………………………………… erecta sp. nov.

¯ Some tergal setae curved, inner basal stae of second and third tergites about as long as the other posteromarginal setae…………………………………………………………………………………7

7 Second tergite with 4 lateromarginal setae …………………………………… lubumbashi sp. nov. ¯ Second tergite with 5 or more lateromarginal setae …………………………………………………8

8 Second tergite with 6 lateromarginal setae, setae of central part of third tergite much shorter than marginal setae …………………………………………………………… tanganyika sp. nov.

¯ Second tergite with 7 lateromarginal setae, setae of central part of third tergite as long as marginal setae ……………………………………………………………………………………… fuko sp. nov.