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Découverte du genre Archipolydesmus en Algérie : description de trois espèces nouvelles (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Polydesmidae)

Ourida ABROUS-KHERBOUCHE & Jean-Paul MAURIÈS

fr Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, 4ème série – section A – Zoologie, Biologie et Écologie animales 18 (3-4) - Pages 571-587

Published on 08 January 1997

Discovery of genus Archipolydesmus in Algeria: description of three new species (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Polydesmidae)

The genus Archipolydesmus, until now known by five species from France, Spain and Morocco, is discovered for the first time in Algeria, in two national parks. Three new species are described: one of them in the National Park of Chrea (south of Algiers), and two in the National Park of Djurdjura (east of Algiers). A list of the Millipeds (twenty-five genera - fifty-one species) cited until today from Algeria is given, with their bibliographic references.
Keywords :
Archipolydesmus, Diplopoda, Algeria