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The first blind spirostreptid millipede, found in a cave in Morocco; with notes on the genus Odontostreptus Attems, 1914 (Diplopoda, Spirostreptida, Spirostreptidae)

Henrik ENGHOFF & Ana Sofía P.S. REBOLEIRA

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2020 (668) - Pages 1-11

Published on 17 June 2020

The first eyeless species of the suborder Spirostreptidea, Odontostreptus fadriquei sp. nov., is described from a cave in Morocco. The new species, which exhibits some troglomorphic traits, is compared with the highly variable O. maroccanus (Attems, 1914) of which new material is presented.


Keywords :

Taxonomy, troglobiont, caves, North Africa

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