A mountain of millipedes IV: Species of Prionopetalum Attems, 1909, from the Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania. With notes on “P.fasciatum (Attems, 1896) and a revised species key (Diplopoda, Spirostreptida, Odontopygidae)


en European Journal of Taxonomy 2016 (215) - Pages 1-23 (EJT-215)

Published on 22 July 2016

Two species of the genus Prionopetalum Attems, 1909, are recorded from the Udzungwa Mountains: P. asperginis sp. nov. and P. kraepelini (Attems, 1896). Prionopetalum stuhlmanni Attems, 1914 is synonymized under P. kraepelini. Odontopyge fasciata Attems, 1896, is transferred from Prionopetalum to Aquattuor Frederiksen, 2013, and new illustrations are given. A new illustrated key to species of Prionopetalum is provided.


Eastern Arc, taxonomy, new species.

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