Arthrosphaera pilifera ( Butler, 1872 ),

De Zoysa, H. K. S., Nguyen, Anh D. & Wickramasinghe, S., 2016, Annotated checklist of millipedes (Myriapoda: Diplopoda) of Sri Lanka, Zootaxa 4061 (5), pp. 451-482: 455-456

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4061.5.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Arthrosphaera pilifera ( Butler, 1872 )
status

 

Arthrosphaera pilifera ( Butler, 1872) 

Zephronia pilifera Butler, 1872: 357  , (OD).

Zephronia  pilifera— Butler, 1873: 180, plate 19, fig. 7, (D). Zephronia  pilifera— Pocock, 1892: 136, (R).

Arthrosphaera  pilifera— Pocock, 1898: 270, plate B, fig. 7, (R). Arthrosphaera  pilifera— Attems, 1914 a: 149, (R).

Arthrosphaera  pilifera— Attems, 1936: 166, (R).

Arthrosphaera  pilifera— Jeekel, 2001 a: 11, (R).

Records from Sri Lanka. Exact locality unknown ( Butler 1872, 1873; Pocock, 1892, 1898; Attems, 1914 a, 1936; Jeekel, 2001 a).

Distribution. Only known from Sri Lanka.

Remarks. Pocock (1898) noted that the species is recognized by the spinous character of its legs.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Diplopoda

Order

Sphaerotheriida

Family

Arthrosphaeridae

Genus

Arthrosphaera

Loc

Arthrosphaera pilifera ( Butler, 1872 )

De Zoysa, H. K. S., Nguyen, Anh D. & Wickramasinghe, S. 2016
2016
Loc

Arthrosphaera

Jeekel 2001: 11
2001
Loc

Arthrosphaera

Attems 1936: 166
1936
Loc

Arthrosphaera

Attems 1914: 149
Pocock 1898: 270
1898
Loc

Zephronia

Pocock 1892: 136
Butler 1873: 180
1873
Loc

Zephronia pilifera

Butler 1872: 357