Sphaeromimus inexpectatus Wesener & Sierwald, 2005

Wesener, Thomas, Le, Daniel Minh-Tu & Loria, Stephanie F., 2014, Integrative revision of the giant pill-millipede genus Sphaeromimus from Madagascar, with the description of seven new species (Diplopoda, Sphaerotheriida, Arthrosphaeridae), ZooKeys 414, pp. 67-107: 75-76

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Sphaeromimus inexpectatus Wesener & Sierwald, 2005
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Sphaeromimus inexpectatus Wesener & Sierwald, 2005  

Sphaeromimus inexpectatus   Wesener & Sierwald, 2005: 570 (first description); Wesener and Wägele 2007: 150 (ecology); Wesener 2009: 131 (list); Wesener and VandenSpiegel 2009: 548 (morphological phylogenetic analysis); Wesener et al. 2010: 1185 (molecular phylogenetic analysis); Wesener 2014b: (morphological phylogenetic analysis).

Additional specimen records.

3 ♂ & ♀, ZFMK MYR2275, Enato, 24°53'0.25"S, 046°59'2.77"E, rainforest, coll. Wesener & Schütte, 27.v.2007; 7 ♂ & ♀, ZFMK MYR2278, same data as previous; 1 ♂, FMNH-INS 61090, same data as previous; 1 ♂, FMNH-INS 61091, same data as previous; 8 ♂ & ♀, FMNH-INS 56033, same data as previous.

Localities.

Only recorded from the littoral rainforest of Mandena ( Wesener and Sierwald 2005) and the rainforest of Enato ( Wesener and Wägele 2007). The two specimens from which the COI gene was sequenced, both from Enato, differ in four base pair substitutions.