Sphaeromimus splendidus Wesener & Sierwald, 2005

Wesener, Thomas, Le, Daniel Minh-Tu & Loria, Stephanie F., 2014, Integrative revision of the giant pill-millipede genus Sphaeromimus from Madagascar, with the description of seven new species (Diplopoda, Sphaerotheriida, Arthrosphaeridae), ZooKeys 414, pp. 67-107: 74-75

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.414.7730

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scientific name

Sphaeromimus splendidus Wesener & Sierwald, 2005
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Sphaeromimus splendidus Wesener & Sierwald, 2005  

Sphaeromimus splendidus   Wesener & Sierwald, 2005: 567 (first description); Wesener and Wägele 2007: 150 (ecology); Wesener 2009: 131 (list); Wesener and VandenSpiegel 2009: 548 (morphological phylogenetic analysis); Wesener et al. 2010: 1185 (molecular phylogenetic analysis); Wesener 2014b: (morphological phylogenetic analysis).

Additional specimen records.

1 ♀ paratype, ZFMK MYR2272 (tranferred from FMNH), coll. T. Wesener, 06.iv.2003; 11 ♂ & ♀, ZFMK MYR2271, coll. Wesener & amp; Schütte, 01.vi.2007; 3 ♂ & ♀, ZFMK MYR2277, same data as previous; 19 ♂ & ♀, FMNH-INS 56031, same data as previous.

Localities.

Only recorded from the littoral rainforest at Sainte Luce, fragment S9 ( Wesener and Sierwald 2005). The two specimens from which the COI gene was sequenced differ by a single base pair substitution.