MilliBase

Intro | Search taxa | Taxon tree | Distribution | Specimens | Sources | Statistics | Editors | Log in

MilliBase source details

Mwabvu, T.; VandenSpiegel, D. (2009). Spirostreptid Millipedes (Myriapoda: Diplopoda) of the Taita Hills, Kenya, Including Descriptions of Three New Species. In: Roble, S. M.; Mitchell, J. C. (eds.). 2009. A Lifetime of Contributions to Myriapodology and the Natural History of Virginia: A Festschrift in Honor of Richard L. Hoffman 's 80th Birthday. Virginia Museum of Natural Hi story Special Publication No. 16, Martinsville, VA. Pp. 195-207.
279161
Mwabvu, T.; VandenSpiegel, D.
2009
Spirostreptid Millipedes (Myriapoda: Diplopoda) of the Taita Hills, Kenya, Including Descriptions of Three New Species
In: Roble, S. M.; Mitchell, J. C. (eds.). 2009. A Lifetime of Contributions to Myriapodology and the Natural History of Virginia: A Festschrift in Honor of Richard L. Hoffman 's 80th Birthday. Virginia Museum of Natural Hi story Special Publication No. 16, Martinsville, VA.
Pp. 195-207
Publication
We present a checklist and distributional analysis ofspirostreptid millipedes in the Taita Hills region of Kenya. We recorded a total of nine species in this area, of which three in the genera Bucinogonus, Lophostreptus, and Tibiozus? are new to sc ience and described herein. No species was collected from all 12 isolated forest fragments in the Taita Hill s. The most common and widely distributed species were Tibiozus? vulgaris and Lophostreptus ptilostreptoides, which were collected in eight and five localities, respectively. Three species - Archispirostreptus gigas, Lophostreptus armatus, and Lophostreptus minimus - were collected from only one loca lity outside of the forest, in grassland. Our observations suggest that most of the millipede species in this region were probably widely distributed in the Taita Hills prior to fragmentation of the forest.
East Africa
RIS (EndNote, Reference Manager, ProCite, RefWorks)
BibTex (BibDesk, LaTeX)
Date
action
by
2017-07-03 10:58:46Z
created

Website and databases developed and hosted by VLIZ · Page generated 2018-12-17 · contact: Petra Sierwald