Mojingapauropus, Scheller, Ulf, 2014

Scheller, Ulf, 2014, New records of Pauropoda (Myriapoda) with descriptions of new taxa, Zootaxa 3866 (3), pp. 301-332: 322

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3866.3.1

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scientific name

Mojingapauropus
status

n. gen.

Genus Mojingapauropus  n. gen.

Type species: Mojingapauropus biappendiculatus  n. sp., described below.

Diagnosis. A genus in Brachypauropodidae  with head partly covered by tergite I, sternal antennal branch truncated anteriorly, temporal organs with irregular margins, 6 undivided sclerotized tergites, segment margin behind last pair of legs with two appendages projecting backwards, pygidium narrow with setaee b 1 and b 3, adults with at most 9 pair of legs, all 5 -segmented.

Derivation of name. Referring to the name of the collecting site, Mojinga Swamp in Panama.