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Trichocarabodes  Balogh, 1961 (Figs 70-71, 106)

Balogh, 1961: 276.

Prodorsum: Its surface evenly convex. Lamellae strongly convergent, with sharp outer cuspis. Lamellar setae arising on their lateral surface, rostral and interlamellar setae in interlamellar position. Sensillus gradually thickened, its end bent backwards.

Notogaster: Fourteen pairs of notogastral setae present, notogaster without any structure or hollow.

Coxisternal region: Apodemes and epimeral borders well developed, ap. 3 shorter than the others. Epimeral setal formula: 3 —1—3— 3.

Anogenital region: Without any structure. Anogenital setal formula: 6 —1—2— 3. Anal plates with long median spur. Lyrifissure iad situate far from the anal aperture.

Type species: Carabodes celisi  Balogh, 1958. Dem. Rep. of Congo.