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Nouvelle contribution à la connaissance du genre Ctenophilus Cook, 1896, à répartition géographique disjointe (Myriapoda, Chilopoda, Geophilomorpha, Schendylidae)

Luis Alberto PEREIRA & Jean-Marie DEMANGE

fr Zoosystema 19 (2&3) - Pages 293-326

Published on 31 July 1997


Twelve species of Ctenophilus Cook, 1896 are regarded as valid. Known Ethiopian and neotropical taxa are listed. Ctenophilus amieti (Demange, 1963), Ctenophilus corticeus (Demange, 1968), Ctenophilus oligopodus (Demange, 1963) and Ctenophilus pratensis (Demange, 1963) are redescribed and figured from type and/or non type specimens. Pleuroschendyla magna Demange, 1963 is considered to be a synonym of Ctenophilus amieti (Demange, 1963). Additional informations on Ctenophilus edentulus (Porat, 1894) and Ctenophilus nesiotes (Chamberlin, 1918) are given from type and/or additional specimens.

Keywords :

Ethiopian, neotropical, Myriapoda, Chilopoda, Geophilomorpha, Schendylidae.