Hylomus laos, Nguyen & Sierwald, 2019

Nguyen, Anh D. & Sierwald, Petra, 2019, On the paradoxosomatid collection in the Field Museum of Natural History: Dragon millipedes from Laos (Polydesmida: Paradoxosomatidae: Hylomus), Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 67, pp. 119-128 : 123

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.26107/RBZ-2019-0009

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:64F80D28-4530-4C07-A6FA-3AC6471C0B7F

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5448813

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/5C070664-866D-4D21-AF63-00AAA4446519

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:5C070664-866D-4D21-AF63-00AAA4446519

treatment provided by

Diego

scientific name

Hylomus laos
status

new species

Hylomus laos , new species

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Material examined. Holotype: male ( FMNH-INS 3716300 , 14.7 mm), LAOS, Champasak Prov., Bolaven Plateau, Ban Thongvay [=Xekatam], vic. old logging road, N of village, 1,095 m, 15°14.288′N – 106°31.891′E, selectively logged forest, FMHD#2008–037 , flight intercept trap, coll. A Newton & M. Thayer, ANMT site 1231, 8–16 June 2008 GoogleMaps . Paratypes: 1 male, 1 female ( FMNH-INS 3716300 ) same data as for holotype GoogleMaps .

Other material: two male fragments ( FMNH-INS 3716299 ), LAOS, Champasak Prov., Bolaven Plateau, Ban Thongvay [=Xekatam], vic. old logging road, N of village, 1,170 m, 15°14.494′N – 106°31.807′E, selectively logged forest, FMHD#2008–040 , flight intercept trap, coll. A Newton & M. Thayer, ANMT site 1232, 8–16 June 2008 GoogleMaps .

Diagnosis. The species can be recognised by antler-shaped paraterga, midbody metaterga with two rows of 2+2 anterior spines and 3+3 posterior spines, male femora 5 and 6 with big tubercles ventrally, male sternite 5 with a large, sparsely setose trapeziform lamina between coxae 4, epiproct unmodified, gonopod lamina lateralis broadly rounded, partly folded to sheath distal part of solenomere.