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A common terminology for the external anatomy of centipedes (Chilopoda)
Abstract A common terminology for the external morphological characters of centipedes (Chilopoda) is proposed. Terms are selected from the alternatives used in the English literature, preferringExpand
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The evolution of segmentation of centipede trunk and appendages
The segmentation of centipedes is interpreted in the light of a biphasic model of segmentation (holomeric plus meromeric). The mid-body anomaly (e.g. in the alternating short and long terga, or inExpand
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Further contribution to the knowledge of Ityphilus calinus Chamberlin, 1957, a poorly known ballophilid centipede from Colombia, with description of Ityphilus bonatoi, a new diminutive geophilomorph
  • L. Pereira
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zootaxa
  • 25 September 2013
Ityphilus calinus Chamberlin, 1957 (Chilopoda: Geophilomorpha, Ballophilidae), a poorly known centipede from Cauca Valley, Colombia, is herein redescribed and illustrated after the male holotype,Expand
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Phylogeny and systematics of the Arrupinae (Chilopoda Geophilomorpha Mecistocephalidae) with the description of a new dwarfed species
We performed a cladistic analysis of the subfamily Arrupinae, based on morphological data (23 characters) from all the 16 species we recognize in the group. Based on this analysis, the followingExpand
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Geophilomorph centipedes (Chilopoda) from termite mounds in the northern Pantanal wetland of Mato Grosso, Brazil
Of two species of geophilomorph centipedes collected above high waters in termite mounds in the Pantanal of Mato Grosso, one (Schendylops inquilinus) is described here as new; the other (AphilodonExpand
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Discovery of a second geophilomorph species (Myriapoda: Chilopoda) having twenty-seven leg-bearing segments, the lowest number recorded up to the present in the centipede order Geophilomorpha
Schendylops ramirezi sp. nov. (Myriapoda: Chilopoda), un diminuto ciempies perteneciente a la familia Schendylidae (de Brasil, Estado de Rio de Janeiro), se describe e ilustra sobre la base delExpand
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Systematics and biogeography of Marsikomerus Attems, 1938, a misunderstood genus of centipedes (Geophilomorpha: Schendylidae)
Marsikomerus (Attems 1938) is transferred from Geophilidae to Schendylidae, and shown to be a senior synonym of Simoporus (Chamberlin 1940) and Lanonyx (Chamberlin 1953). The type species M.Expand
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Aphaereta sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Alysiinae) as a natural enemy to Peckia chrysostoma (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Sarcophagidae), in Brazil.
This paper reports the first occurence of the parasite Aphaereta sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Alysiinae) which was collected from Peckia chrysostoma pupae (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) by means of trapsExpand
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Description of nine new centipede species from Amazonia and related matters on Neotropical geophilomorphs (Chilopoda: Geophilomorpha)
Nine new species of geophilomorph centipedes, all from Amazonian sites, are described: one species belongs to Ballophilidae (ltyphilus demoraisi n.sp.), three to Geophilidae (RibautiaExpand
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