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Gibbicepheus  Balogh, 1958 (Figs 30-32, 88-89)

Balogh, 1958: 20.

Prodorsum: Prodorsal structure simple, without projection or elevation. Lamellar setae phylliform, rostral setae simple, the latter originating between thelamellar cuspis. Interlamellar setae thin, simple, resembling notogastral ones, arising in the interlamellar area. Sensillus uncate. Tutorium well observable.

Notogaster: Dorsosejugal region normal. Notogastral surface divided by longitudinal crests, arranged in two pairs of rows. Fourteen pairs of simple notogastral setae present, no setae in humeral position.

Coxisternal region: Epimeral setal formula: 3 —1—3— 3. The fourth epimeral apodemes not reaching in the middle.

Anogenital region: Anogenital setal formula: 4 —7—2— 3. Lyrifissure iad in preanal position.

Type species: Gibbicepheus elevatus  * Balogh, 1958. Angola.

* Redescription of the species is given in an other part of this article.