Review of the millipede genus Hyleoglomeris Verhoeff, 1910 (Diplopoda, Glomerida, Glomeridae), with descriptions of new species from caves in Southeast Asia

Sergei I. GOLOVATCH, Jean-Jacques GEOFFROY & Jean-Paul MAURIÈS

en Zoosystema 28 (4) - Pages 887-915

Published on 29 December 2006

The large, widespread, primarily Asian genus Hyleoglomeris Verhoeff, 1910 is reviewed. All of its 64 currently known species are keyed, including six new species: H. maculata n. sp., H. reducta n. sp. and H. eusulcata n. sp., from caves in southern China; H. speophila n. sp., from a cave in northern Vietnam; and H. sulcostriata n. sp. and H. differens n. sp., from caves in Laos. In addition, H. sinensis (Brölemann, 1896) is redescribed from type material and a lectotype is designated. Hyleoglomeris emarginata Golovatch, 1981 and H. robusta Attems, 1938 are redescribed from topotypes and notes are given on their variation.

Keywords :

Diplopoda, Glomerida, Hyleoglomeris, subterranean biology, cave, Southeast Asia, China, Vietnam, Laos, new species.

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