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The genus Jeekelosoma Mauriès, 1985 – Moroccan cave millipedes (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae)

Henrik ENGHOFF & Ana Sofía P.S. REBOLEIRA

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2019 (523) - Pages 1-16

Published on 07 May 2019

Jeekelosoma Mauriès, 1985, is upgraded from subgenus status under Eviulisoma Silvestri,1910 to full genus status. The type species, Jeekelosoma abadi (Mauriès, 1985) is redescribed based on topotypical material from a cave in Morocco. Jeekelosoma heptarachne sp. nov. and J. viginti sp. nov. are described from two further Moroccan caves.


Keywords :

Taxonomy, Eviulisoma, troglobiont, caves, North Africa.

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