Zoosphaerium libidinosum (de Saussure & Zehntner, 1897 )

Wesener, Thomas & Sagorny, Christina, 2021, Seven new giant pill-millipede species and numerous new records of the genus Zoosphaerium from Madagascar (Diplopoda, Sphaerotheriida, Arthrosphaeridae), European Journal of Taxonomy 758 (1), pp. 1-48: 40

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2021.758.1423

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:01BBC12C-E715-4393-A9F6-6EA85CB1289F

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5075806

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BF4B62-FF99-E013-1FB1-FB028085F963

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Zoosphaerium libidinosum (de Saussure & Zehntner, 1897 )
status

 

Zoosphaerium libidinosum (de Saussure & Zehntner, 1897)  

See Wesener & Wägele (2008) for a revision and Wesener (2016) for a complete bibliography.

Material examined

MADAGASCAR – Toliara • 1 ♂; Mahafaly Plateau, Atsimo-Anrefena , 4 km NE of Vohombe village; 24°23.9′ S, 43°50.8′ E; alt. 80 m; in spiny bush, pitfalls; 27 Feb. 2003; Voahangy Soarimalala leg.; coll. no. VS-540; FMNH-INS 3196503 GoogleMaps   1 spec.; 10.0 km SSW of Tranomaro, along Vohondava River ; 24°41.2′ S, 46°27.2′ E; alt. 225 m; spiny bush; 18 Mar. 2005; V. Soarimalala leg.; coll. no. VS-572; FMNH-INS 3177004 GoogleMaps   .

Remarks

Additional locality data for this very widespread species, occurring almost everywhere in the southern spiny forest ecosystem, is provided ( Fig. 13C View Fig ).