The first blind spirostreptid millipede, found in a cave in Morocco; with notes on the genus Odontostreptus Attems, 1914 (Diplopoda, Spirostreptida, Spirostreptidae)

Henrik Enghoff, Ana Sofia Reboleira

Abstract


The first eyeless species of the suborder Spirostreptidea, Odontostreptus fadriquei sp. nov., is described from a cave in Morocco. The new species, which exhibits some troglomorphic traits, is compared with the highly variable O. maroccanus (Attems, 1914) of which new material is presented.

Keywords


taxonomy; troglobiont; caves; North Africa

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2020.668

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