Niponia nodulosa Verhoeff, 1931

Golovatch, Sergei I., 2016, The millipede family Cryptodesmidae in Indochina (Diplopoda, Polydesmida), ZooKeys 578, pp. 33-43: 34

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Niponia nodulosa Verhoeff, 1931


Taxon classification Animalia Polydesmida Cryptodesmidae

Niponia nodulosa Verhoeff, 1931  


1 ♂, 1 ♀ ( ZMUM ρ 3115), Vietnam, 25 km E of Hai Phong, Cat Ba Island, National Park, ca 10 km road-km NW of Cat Ba City, N20°47 ‘56“, E106°59 ‘47“, 10-24.X.2011, leg. D. Fedorenko.


Based on material from Taiwan, this species has recently been redescribed and illustrated in due detail ( Golovatch et al. 2011). It is common in southern Japan and Taiwan ( Golovatch et al. 2011), erroneously reported also from continental China ( Golovatch et al. 2010). The Vietnamese samples fully agree with the detailed account given by Golovatch et al. (2011).