Picea lignaui, Lohmander, 1936

Golovatch, Sergei, Evsyukov, Aleksandr & Reip, Hans, 2016, The millipede family Polydesmidae in the Caucasus (Diplopoda: Polydesmida), Zootaxa 4085 (1), pp. 1-51: 6-10

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Picea lignaui
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Polydesmus (s. str.) lignaui Lohmander, 1936 

Figs 2View FIGURE 2, 3D – 3GView FIGURE 3, 4BView FIGURE 4, Map 1

Polydesmus minor Lignau, 1915: 374  (D).

Polydesmus lignaui Lohmander, 1936: 11  (M), nom. nov. pro P. minor Lignau, 1915  , non P. minor Bollman, 1888  .

Polydesmus (Polydesmus) lignaui  lignaui— Attems, 1940: 21 (M).

Polydesmus lignaui— Attems, 1940: 20 (D); Lang, 1959: 1790 (M); Kobakhidze, 1965: 391 (R); Lokšina and Golovatch, 1979: 384 (M); Talikadze, 1984: 143 (R); Zuev, 2014: 348 (R, D).

Polydesmus minor— Lang, 1959: 1790 (M).

Material examined. 1 male (ZMUM), RUSSIA, Krasnodar Prov., Sochi, Lazarevskoe, garden, pitfall traps, 7 – 17.VII.1986; 1 female (ZMUM), same locality, 21.VIII – 4.IX.1986, all leg. Yu. Zayats; 1 female, 2 juv. (ZMUM), Krasnodar Prov., Pass Mikhailovskii, Fagus  forest, decaying log, 5.VII.1956; 1 female (ZMUM), Krasnodar Prov., Gelenjik, Fagus  forest, 5.VII.1956; all leg. K. Arnoldi, all det. H. Lohmander, det. C. Dziadosz, 1968; 2 males, 1 female, 1 juv. (ZMUM), Krasnodar Prov., Severskaya Distr., 2 – 10 km S of Ubinskaya, 300 – 450 m a.s.l., Quercus  , Fagus  , Carpinus  etc. forest, litter and under bark, 3 – 4.VII.1986, leg. S. Golovatch; 4 males, 14 females, 1 juv. (ZMUM), Karachaevo-Cherkessia, Teberda Nature Reserve, Dombai, 1700 – 1800 m a.s.l., floodplain Abies  , Fagus  , Picea  , Betula  , Acer  etc. forest, litter, under bark and stones, 11.V.1985; 1 female, 4 juv. (ZMUM), same locality, Mt Mussa-Achitara, 2700 – 2800 m a.s.l., alpine meadow, under stones, 29.VII.1986; 1 male, 4 females (ZMUM), Karachaevo-Cherkessia, Teberda Nature Reserve, Gonachkhir Canyon between Teberda and Dombai, road to Klukhor Pass, 1700 – 1900 m a.s.l., Abies  , Fagus  , Acer  etc. forest, 1.VI.1985, all leg. S. Golovatch; 1 male, 1 female, 1 subadult female (AE), Karachaevo-Cherkessia, Teberda Nature Reserve, Fagus  and Carpinus  forest, litter, under logs, 26.VII.2012; 1 male, 3 females, 10 juv. (AE), same locality, Teberda River valley, meadow with Fagus  and Carpinus  forest, 26.VII.2012, leg. D. Khisametdinova and Y. Kochetov; 3 males, 3 females (ZMUM), Kabardino-Balkaria, near Mt Elbrus, 8 km off month of Adyl-Su River, Djan-Tugan, 2150 – 2200 m a.s.l., xerophytous meadow, pitfall traps, 11 – 20.VII.1987, leg. A. Kulikov.

3 males, 2 juv. (ZMUM), ABKHAZIA, SE of Lake Ritsa, Pass Anchkho, 2000 m a.s.l., Betula  and Rhododendron  , litter, 16.VIII.1986, leg. S. Golovatch; 1 male, 1 female, 3 juv. (ZMUM), Sukhumi, University Campus, N42°58,4’ E41°04,04’, ca 50 m a.s.l., Encopytus, tree shaking, litter, 7.XII.2003, leg. Yu. Marusik and G. Antonova; 2 males, 3 females, 2 juv. (ZMUM), Sukhumi Botanical Garden, litter, 20.VIII.1986; 1 male, 3 females (ZMUM), Sukhumi Distr., Bzyb Valley, Pskhu, 700 – 950 m a.s.l., Fagus  , Quercus  , Castanea  etc. forest, litter, under bark and stones, 15 – 16.VIII.1983, all leg. S. Golovatch; 1 female, 4 juv. (ZMUM), Kodor Mt. Ridge, Tkvarcheli Distr., SSE of Khojali, 1750 m a.s.l., 28.VI.1986, leg. I. Ushakov.

1 female (ZMUM), GEORGIA, Mingrelsky (= Egrissky) Mt. Range, NW slope of Mt Tsekhuri, 1500 – 1800 m a.s.l., Fagus  forest, litter, 18 – 19.VIII.1988, leg. I. Belousov; 1 female (ZMUM), 10 km N of Djvari, 800 m a.s.l., Buxus  , Fagus  , Picea  , Taxus  etc. forest, litter, 20 – 21.VIII.1986; 3 females (ZMUM), Svanetia, Mestia, 1 500 m a.s.l., Betula  and Rhododendron  on moraine, litter and under stones, 5 and 16.IX.1986; 1 female, 1 juv. (ZMUM), same locality, under stones, 22.X.1979, all leg. S. Golovatch; 1 juv. (ZMUM), Svanetia, Mestia Distr., Lukhi N of Khaishi, Nenskra Valley, 800 m a.s.l., forest, litter, 2.IX.1986, leg. A. Ryvkin; 22 males, 14 females, 6 juv. (ZMUM), Svanetia, ca 40 km W of Mestia, Kherkhvashi E of Nakra (= Naki), 1200 – 1700 m a.s.l., Quercus  , Fagus  , Carpinus  , Picea  , Abies  etc. forest, litter and under bark, 21.VIII. – 21.IX.1986; 5 males, 3 females, 2 juv. (ZMUM), same locality, above Kherkhvashi, 1900 – 2200 m a.s.l., timberline ( Rhododendron  , Picea  , Abies  ) and subalpine meadows, 21.IX.1986, all leg. S. Golovatch.

Descriptive notes. Length ca 10 – 13 mm (male, female), width of midbody metazonae 1.25 – 1.7 (male) or 1.4 – 2.1 mm (female), metazonite to prozonite width ratio <2.0 ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2). Live coloration usually uniformly red or redbrown to pink, in alcohol brown to faded light brown or pinkish; legs light ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2).

All characters as in P. abchasius  ( Figs 2View FIGURE 2, 3D – 3GView FIGURE 3, 4BView FIGURE 4), except as follows. Collum about as broad as head ( Fig. 2A, 2B, 2FView FIGURE 2). Paraterga 2 – 4 in female usually not upturned, subhorizontal ( Fig. 3GView FIGURE 3). Gonopod ( Fig. 4BView FIGURE 4) endomere rod typically axe-shaped apically.

MAP 1. Distribution of Polydesmus species in the Caucasus: P. abchasius  (red square), P. lignaui  (blue circle), P. muralewiczi  (green star) and P. mediterraneus  (pink triangle).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Pinopsida

Order

Pinales

Family

Pinaceae

Genus

Picea

Loc

Picea lignaui

Golovatch, Sergei, Evsyukov, Aleksandr & Reip, Hans 2016
2016
Loc

(Polydesmus) lignaui

Attems 1940: 21
1940
Loc

minor

Lignau 1915: 374
Loc

lignaui

Lohmander 1936: 11