Rhysida stuhlmanni Kraepelin, 1903

Thofern, Detlef, Dupérré, Nadine & Harms, Danilo, 2021, An annotated type catalogue of the centipedes (Myriapoda: Chilopoda) held in the Zoological Museum Hamburg, Zootaxa 4977 (1), pp. 1-103 : 69-70

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Rhysida stuhlmanni Kraepelin


117. Rhysida stuhlmanni Kraepelin View in CoL , 190­3

Kraepelin 1903: 152, fig. 97 (as Rhysida stuhlmanni n. sp.)

Type locality and specimens. Deutsch-Ostafrika [ German East Africa] ( Bagamoyo , Rio Quaqua [Quaqua River]), Zambesi. STUHLMANN leg .

Dimensions. Länge bis [length up to] 50 mm.

Type material. Syntypes 7. TANZANIA: ( ZMH-A0000662 , ZMH-A0009352 ), Pwani Region, Bagamoyo [6°26’S, 38°53’E] GoogleMaps ; MOZAMBIQUE: ( ZMH-A0000663 , ZMH-A0009353-9356 ), Zambezia Province, Mopeia [ca. 17°59’S, 35°43’E] GoogleMaps .

Preservation. 2 jars. Jar 1 ( ZMH-A 0000662, ZMH-A 0009352): Label 1. Rhysida stuhlmanni Krpln Typus Bagamoyo D.O. Afr. Stuhlman l. 1890 d. 1896 (Kraepelin handwriting); Label 2. Bagamoyo Febr. 1890. Jar 2 ( ZMH-A 0000663, ZMH-A 0009353-9356): Label 1. Mopeia am Rio Quaqua 20.II.89, 919; Label 2. Rhysida Branchiostoma stuhlmanni Krpln immarginatum Porat Typus Mopeia Rio Quaqua 20.II.1889 Stuhlmann l. d. 1896. (Kraepelin handwriting).

Old type catalogue. Weidner (1960), p. 70, No. 73. Syntypes 2, paratypes 5.

Taxonomic remarks. Kraepelin (1903) did not give the number of specimens in his description and all specimens are syntypes. It is possible that the specimens from Tanzania and Mozambique belong to different species .

Collection remarks. The type localities refer to former German settlements. The specimens were collected by the zoologist and African explorer Franz Stuhlmann (1863–1928).

Current systematic position. Rhysida stuhlmanni Kraepelin, 1903 .

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