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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3736.2.5

A new cave-dwelling millipede of the genus Scutogona from central Portugal (Diplopoda, Chordeumatida, Chamaesomatidae)

HENRIK ENGHOFF, ANA SOFIA P.S. REBOLEIRA

Abstract


A new cave-dwelling species of the genus Scutogona Ribuat, 1913, S. minor n. sp., is described from caves of Sicó karst in central Portugal. The classification and delimitation of Scutogona vis-à-vis related genera, in particular Meinerteuma Mauriès, 1982, is discussed.


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Millipede, troglobiont, caves, Sicó karst massif, Iberian Peninsula

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