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A Moesian geophilomorph (Myriapoda: Chilopoda) species from the Carpathians: Review and redescription of Stenotaenia rhodopensis (Kaczmarek, 1970)

László Dányi
Published Online: 2010-10-15 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-010-0116-5

Abstract

Stenotaenia rhodopensis is a species considered until now as having a Moesian distribution area. The first Carpathian records of the species are presented here from Slovakia and Romania. A survey on the species taxonomical characters is given with redescription based both on the Slovakian and Romanian specimens and on specimens from regions near the type locality in Bulgaria.

Keywords: Geophilomorpha; centipede; faunistics; taxonomy; biogeography; Balkans

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Published Online: 2010-10-15

Published in Print: 2010-12-01


Citation Information: Biologia, Volume 65, Issue 6, Pages 1028–1033, ISSN (Online) 1336-9563, ISSN (Print) 0006-3088, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-010-0116-5.

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