Four new cavernicolous species of the millipede genus Eutrichodesmus Silvestri, 1910 from southern China (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Haplodesmidae)

Zootaxa. 2013 Nov 6:3734:281-91. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3734.2.11.


Four new species of the large oriental genus Eutrichodesmus Silvestri, 1910 are described from caves in southern China: E. digitatus sp. n. (Guangdong), E. simplex sp. n. (Jiangxi), E. spinatus sp. n. (Hunan) and E. planatus sp. n. (Guangxi).

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animal Distribution
  • Animal Structures / anatomy & histology
  • Animals
  • Arthropods / anatomy & histology
  • Arthropods / classification*
  • Caves
  • China
  • Ecosystem
  • Female
  • Male