The pill millipedes of Vietnam: a key to genera and descriptions of five new species (Diplopoda: Glomerida: Glomeridae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2019
Authors:A. D. Nguyen, Sierwald, P., Marek, P.
Journal:The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology
Date Published:16/04/2019
Keywords:Diplopoda, Glomeridae, identification key, millipede, new species, Vietnam

A new genus and five new species of glomerid millipedes are described from Vietnam: Tonkinomeris napoensis, new genus & new species, from Ha Giang Province; Hyleoglomeris coloratoides, new species from Huong Son District, Ha Tinh Province; Hyleoglomeris lobus, new species from Cuc Phuong National Park, Ninh Binh Province; Hyperglomeris simplex, new species from Vinh Phuc Province; and Rhopalomeris sauda, new species from Bac Kan and Vinh Phuc Provinces. New distributional records and detailed morphological data are provided for Peplomeris magna Golovatch, 1983. A key to the genera of the family Glomeridae is provided for the Vietnamese fauna. The current status of glomerid systematics is discussed.

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