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Phyodesminae Cook, 1896

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Phyodesmini Cook, 1896 · unaccepted (elevated to subfamily level)


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marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Sierwald, P.; Spelda, J. (2023). MilliBase. Phyodesminae Cook, 1896. Accessed at: on 2023-11-29
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original description  (of Phyodesmini Cook, 1896) Cook, O. F. (1896). A Synopsis of Malayan Platyrrhacidae. <em>Brandtia (A series of occasional papers an Diplopoda and other Arthropoda).</em> 1: 1-4., available online at
page(s): 4 [details]   

status source Shelley, R. M.; Martinez-Torres, D. (2013). The milliped family Platyrhacidae (Polydesmida: Leptodesmidea) in the West Indies: Proposal of Hoffmanorhacus n. gen.; description and illustrations of males of Proaspis aitia Loomis, 1941; redescription of Nannorrhacus luciae (Pocock, 1894); hypotheses on origins and affinities; and an updated New World familial distribution. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3626: 477-498., available online at
page(s): 478; note: elevated from tribal to subfamily level [details]   
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