Acanthopetalum rhodopinum Stoev, 2008

Bachvarova, Darina, Vagalinski, Boyan, Doichinov, Aleksandar & Stoev, Pavel, 2017, New records of millipedes and centipedes from Bulgaria, with an annotated checklist of the Bulgarian myriapods, Zootaxa 4263 (3), pp. 507-526 : 512-513

publication ID 10.11646/zootaxa.4263.3.4

publication LSID


persistent identifier

treatment provided by


scientific name

Acanthopetalum rhodopinum Stoev, 2008


Acanthopetalum rhodopinum Stoev, 2008 View in CoL

Stoev (2008): 161–164, figs 10–13, 16–20.

Material examined ( NMNHS): 1 ♀, Western Rhodopi Mts . , Plovdiv District, Laki Municipality, N 41.483307, E 24.512429, road to Belitsa, ca. 1.5 km after the turn to Borovo , limestone slope to SW with scattered trees and bushes, in gravel, 1.V.2015, leg. P. Mitov & BV, det. BV. GoogleMaps

Remarks. This is the first female of this species to be found and was collected exactly from one of the two original localities. A. rhodopinum is probably a rare local endemic, considering that all records come from a relatively small area in the northern part of Western Rhodopi Mts. (Stoev 2008).

GBIF Dataset (for parent article) Darwin Core Archive (for parent article) View in SIBiLS Plain XML RDF