Anamastigona, Silvestri, 1898

Vagalinski, Boyan & Golovatch, Sergei I., 2016, Two new species of Anamastigona from Cyprus and an updated key to species of the genus (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida: Anthroleucosomatidae), European Journal of Taxonomy 227, pp. 1-19 : 12-14

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https://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2016.227

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Anamastigona
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Key to known species of Anamastigona based on gonopodal characters

1. Posterior gonopods with telopodital rudiments...............................................................................2

– Posterior gonopods either without telopodital rudiments or these only represented by pigmented spots.................................................................................................................................................14

2. Telopodital rudiments of posterior gonopods positioned apically on angiocoxites ............................ ............................................................................................ A. mauriesi Golovatch & Makarov, 2011

– Telopodital rudiments of posterior gonopods positioned basally/parabasally on angiocoxites.......3

3. Anterior gonopods with flagella .................................... A. matsakisi Mauriès & Karamaouna, 1984 – Anterior gonopods without flagella...................................................................................................4

4. Angiocoxites of posterior gonopods with setae.................................................................................5 – Angiocoxites of posterior gonopods (excluding telopodital rudiments) without setae.....................9

5. Angiocoxites of posterior gonopods reaching approximately same level as both colpocoxites and telopodital rudiments ........................................................................... A. meridionalis Silvestri, 1898

– Angiocoxites of posterior gonopods considerably outreaching both colpocoxites and telopodital rudiments............................................................................................................................................6

6. Caudal face of anterior gonopods with neither setae nor fringes, nor spiculi ...................................... ................................................................................................................ A. hispidula (Silvestri, 1895) – Caudal face of anterior gonopods more or less densely pilose/spiculate...........................................7

7. Lateral arms of anterior gonopods more or less straight, blunt apically ............... A. strasseri sp. nov. – Lateral arms of anterior gonopods bent strongly caudad, tapering apically......................................8

8. Colpocoxites of anterior gonopods short and robust; angiocoxites of posterior gonopods massive, somewhat bulging apically ........................................ A. terraesanctae Golovatch & Makarov, 2011

– Colpocoxites of anterior gonopods elongated, with membranous ends; angiocoxites of posterior gonopods rather slender, somewhat narrowing distally ........................................... A. cypria sp. nov.

9. Angiocoxites of posterior gonopods very slender, finger- or horn-shaped......................................10 – Angiocoxites of posterior gonopods stouter, more massive............................................................12

10. Apical parts of lateral arms of anterior gonopods directed mesad ..................................................... ........................................................................................................ A. radmani Makarov et al., 2007 – Apical parts of lateral arms of anterior gonopods directed laterad...............................................11

11. Colpocoxites of posterior gonopods mostly to entirely fused into a single plate .......................... .............................................................................................................. A. pulchella (Silvestri, 1894) – Colpocoxites of posterior gonopods well separated ............................. A. bilselii (Verhoeff, 1940)

12. Telopodital rudiments of posterior gonopods well-pronounced lobes ................................................ ........................................................................................................... A. aspromontis ( Strasser, 1970)

– Telopodital rudiments of posterior gonopods represented by rounded, weakly protruding bumps........................................................................................................................................................13

13. Telopodital rudiments of posterior gonopods with one seta each ..................................................... ................................................................... A. mediterranea Ćurčić, Makarov & Lymberakis, 2001 – Telopodital rudiments of posterior gonopods without setae ............. A. penicillata (Attems, 1902)

14. Anterior gonopods with small telopodital rudiments placed parabasally on lateral arms ................. ............................................................................. A. albanensis Mauriès, Golovatch & Stoev, 1997 – Anterior gonopods without telopodital rudiments..........................................................................15

15. Position of ex-telopodites of posterior gonopods indicated by dark spots basally on angiocoxites.........................................................................................................................................................16 – Angiocoxites of posterior gonopods without any trace of ex-telopodites.......................................17

16. Angiocoxites of posterior gonopods with 2–3 setae apically .......... A. pentelicona (Verhoeff, 1925) – Angiocoxites of posterior gonopods serrated apically, but without setae ........................................... ................................................................................................................... A. hauseri (Strasser, 1974)

17. Median part of anterior gonopods represented by a single, trapezoid plate ... A. alba ( Strasser, 1960) – Median part of anterior gonopods distally divided in two symmetric parts.....................................18

18. Both colpocoxites and median part of anterior gonopods setose/spinulate at margins ..................... ................................................................................................................... A. falcata ( Gulička, 1967) – Colpocoxites and median part of anterior gonopods without setiform or spiniform filaments.......19

19. Angiocoxites of posterior gonopods about twice as long as colpocoxites, parallel to converging in their proximal parts ................................................................................. A. lepenicae (Strasser, 1975)

– Angiocoxites of posterior gonopods less than twice as long as colpocoxites, diverging right from their bases .................................................................................................... A. delcevi ( Strasser, 1973)