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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4459.3.7

Four new species of giant pill-millipedes from Vietnam (Sphaerotheriida, Zephroniidae)

IRINA SEMENYUK, SERGEI I. GOLOVATCH, THOMAS WESENER

Abstract


Four new species of giant pill-millipedes (Sphaerotheriida) are described from southern Vietnam: Sphaerobelum cattiense sp. nov., Sphaerobelum konkakinhense sp. nov., Zephronia konkakinhensis sp. nov. and Zephronia montis sp. nov. An updated generic diagnosis of Sphaerobelum Verhoeff, 1924 and a key to its species are provided.

 


Keywords


Myriapoda, Sphaerobelum, Zephronia, new species, key, field observations

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