Spirobolida: Spirobolellidae 

Spirobolellus Pocock, 1894

Spirobolellus australianus (Chamberlin, 1920) [NSW]
Spirobolellus bivittatus (Verhoeff, 1924) [Qld]
Spirobolellus dorsovittatus (Verhoeff, 1928) [NSW]
Spirobolellus gemellus Jeekel, 2003 [LHI]
Spirobolellus granularis Jeekel, 2003 [LHI]
Spirobolellus immigrans (Chamberlin, 1920) [Australia]
Spirobolellus insularum (Verhoeff, 1928) [LHI]
Spirobolellus kurandanus Chamberlin, 1920 [Qld]
Spirobolellus lugubris (L. Koch, 1865) [NSW]
Spirobolellus mjoebergi (Verhoeff, 1924) [Qld]
Spirobolellus scheltemai Jeekel, 2002 [Qld]
Spirobolellus sjoestedti (Verhoeff, 1924) [Qld]
and numerous other species in the Pacific and Asia (see Jeekel 2001)
   Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
 
Type species: Spirobolellus chrysodirus Pocock, 1894, by original designation. (Sumatra)

Note: Synonyms listed here are for genera in or near Australia. For other synonyms of Spirobolellus, a very widespread genus, see Hoffman 1980: 78.

  • Spirobolellus
  • Spirobolellus Pocock 1894: 389 (in taxonomic discussion), 391 (in genus and species key), 398 (first description)
    Pocock, R.I. (1894) Chilopoda, Symphyla and Diplopoda from the Malay Archipelago. Pp. 307-404, pls 19-22 in Weber, M. (ed.), Zoologische Ergebnisse einer Reise in Niederländisch Ost-Indien. 3. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
  • Spirobolellus Silvestri 1895: 758 (at head of list of new Spirobolellus species)
    Silvestri, F. (1895) I Chilopodi ed i Diplopodi di Sumatra e delle isole Nias, Engano e Mentavei. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genova (2a) 14(34): 707-760.
  • Spirobolellus Silvestri 1896: 139 (in genus list), 174 (in genus key)
    Silvestri, F. (1896) I Diplopodi. Parte I. Sistematica. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genova 36: 121-254.
  • Spirobolellus Silvestri 1897: 651 (in genus list)
    Silvestri, F. (1897) Systema Diplopodum. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genova 38: 644-651.
  • Spirobolellus Attems 1910: 92 (redescription)
    Attems, C. (1910) Myriopoden von Madagaskar, den Comoren und den Inseln Ostafrikas. In: Voletzkow, A. (ed), Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903-1905, mit Mitteln der Hermann und Elise geb. Heckmann Wentzel-Stiftung. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse. 3(1): 73-115, pls 10-12. (Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung)
  • Spirobolellus Carl 1912: 167 (in taxonomic discussion)
    Carl, J. (1912) Die Diplopodenfauna von Celebes. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 20(4): 73-206, 2 pls, 3 figs.
  • Spirobolellus Brölemann 1913: 117 (review of genus and redescription)
    Brölemann, H.W. (1913) The Myriapoda in the Australian Museum. Part ii. Diplopoda. Records of the Australian Museum 10(6): 77-158, pls 14-18.
  • Spirobolellus Attems 1914: 335 (in species catalogue)
    Attems, C. (1914) Die indo-australischen Myriopoden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte (A) 80(4): 1-398.
  • Spirobolellus Brölemann 1914: 11, 23 (redescriptions)
    Brölemann, H.W. (1914) Étude sur les Spirobolides (Myriapodes). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 83: 1-38.
  • Spirobolellus Attems 1926: 194 (in genus key)
    Attems, C. (1926) Myriopoda. Pp. 1-402 in Kükenthal, W. and Krumbach, T. (eds), Handbuch der Zoologie. Eine Naturgeschichte der Stämme des Tierreiches. 4(1). Progoneata, Chilopoda, Insecta I. Berlin and Leipzig: Walter de Gruyter and Co.
  • Spirobolellus Carl 1926: 406 (review of genus)
    Carl, J. (1926) Diplopoden von Neu-Caledonien und den Loyalty-Inseln. Pp. 367-459 in Sarasin, F. and Roux, J. (eds), Nova Caledonia. Forschungen in Neu-Caledonien und auf den Loyalty-Inseln. A. Zoologie. Vol. 4(3). Munich: C.W. Kreidel's Verlag.
  • Spirobolellus Brolemann 1931: 278 (in taxonomic discussion)
    Brolemann, H.W. (1931) Myriapodes recueillis par Madame Pruvot en Nouvelle-Calédonie et aux Loyalty. Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale 72: 275-316.
  • Spirobolellus Verhoeff 1932: 1688 (in genus list), 1694 (review of subgeneric groupings of Carl 1926), 1699 (in genus key)
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1932) Dr H. G. Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Tier-Reichs wissentschaftlich dargestellt in Wort und Bild. 5(II)2(7-13). Gliederfüssler: Arthropoda. Klasse Diplopoda. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H.; pp 1073-2084.
  • Spirobolellus Hoffman and Keeton 1960: 22 (in genus catalogue)
    Hoffman, R.L. and Keeton, W.L. (1960) A list of the generic names proposed in the Diplopod order Spirobolida, with their type-species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 86: 1-26.
  • Spirobolellus Hoffman 1969: 182 (in taxonomic discussion), 184 (in revised genus list for Spirobolellidae)
    Hoffman, R.L. (1969) Studies on spiroboloid millipeds. VII. A remarkable new genus and subfamily of the Spirobolellidae from Vera Cruz, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 82: 177-188.
  • Spirobolellus Jeekel 1971: 205 (in genus catalogue)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1971) Nomenclator generum et familiarum Diplopodorum: a list of the genus and family-group names in the Class Diplopoda from the 10th edition of Linnaeus, 1758, to the end of (1957) Monografieën van de Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging 5: i-xii, 1-412.
  • Spirobolellus Hoffman 1980: 78 (in genus catalogue)
    Hoffman, R.L. 1980 ('1979'). Classification of the Diplopoda. Geneva: Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Genève; 237 pp.
  • Spirobolellus Jeekel 1986: 42 (review of Spirobolellidae in Australia)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1986) Millipedes from Australia, 10: Three interesting new species and a new genus (Diplopoda: Sphaerotheriida, Spirobolida, Polydesmida). Beaufortia 36(3): 35-50.
  • Spirobolellus Shelley et al. 2000: 23 (in genus catalogue)
    Shelley, R.M., Sierwald, P., Kiser, S.B. and Golovatch, S.I. (2000) Nomenclator generum et familiarum Diplopodorum II. A List of the Genus and Family-Group Names in the Class Diplopoda from 1958 through 1999. Sofia: Pensoft; 167 pp.
  • Spirobolellus Jeekel 2001: 10 (in species catalogue)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • Attemsobolus
  • Attemsobolus Verhoeff 1924: 100 (in species key), 101 (in description of 'Attemsobolus bivittatus n. g. n. sp.')
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1924) Results of Dr. E. Mjöberg's scientific expeditions to Australia 1910-1913. 34. Myriapoda: Diplopoda. Arkiv för Zoologi 16(5): 1-142, pls 1-5.
  • Attemsobolus Attems 1926: 194 (in genus key)
    Attems, C. (1926) Myriopoda. Pp. 1-402 in Kükenthal, W. and Krumbach, T. (eds), Handbuch der Zoologie. Eine Naturgeschichte der Stämme des Tierreiches. 4(1). Progoneata, Chilopoda, Insecta I. Berlin and Leipzig: Walter de Gruyter and Co.
  • Attemsobolus Verhoeff 1928: 105 (in genus key)
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1928) On Diplopoda in the Australian Museum, Sydney. Records of the Australian Museum 16(2): 79-115, pls 6-12.
  • Attemsobolus Verhoeff 1932: 1690, 1698 (in genus keys)
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1932) Dr H. G. Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Tier-Reichs wissentschaftlich dargestellt in Wort und Bild. 5(II)2(7-13). Gliederfüssler: Arthropoda. Klasse Diplopoda. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H.; pp 1073-2084.
  • Attemsobolus Hoffman and Keeton 1960: 9 (in genus catalogue)
    Hoffman, R.L. and Keeton, W.L. (1960) A list of the generic names proposed in the Diplopod order Spirobolida, with their type-species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 86: 1-26.
  • Attemsobolus Hoffman 1969: 183 (in taxonomic discussion), 184 (in revised genus list for Spirobolellidae)
    Hoffman, R.L. (1969) Studies on spiroboloid millipeds. VII. A remarkable new genus and subfamily of the Spirobolellidae from Vera Cruz, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 82: 177-188.
  • Attemsobolus Jeekel 1971: 193 (in genus catalogue)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1971) Nomenclator generum et familiarum Diplopodorum: a list of the genus and family-group names in the Class Diplopoda from the 10th edition of Linnaeus, 1758, to the end of (1957) Monografieën van de Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging 5: i-xii, 1-412.
  • Attemsobolus Hoffman 1980: 78 (in genus catalogue)
    Hoffman, R.L. 1980 ('1979'). Classification of the Diplopoda. Geneva: Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Genève; 237 pp.
  • Attemsobolus Jeekel 1986: 43 (review of Spirobolellidae in Australia; synonymised with Spirobolellus)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1986) Millipedes from Australia, 10: Three interesting new species and a new genus (Diplopoda: Sphaerotheriida, Spirobolida, Polydesmida). Beaufortia 36(3): 35-50.
  • Attemsobolus Jeekel 2001: 10 (in species catalogue as synonym of Spirobolellus)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • [Type species: Attemsobolus bivittatus Verhoeff, 1924, by monotypy.]
  • Carlobolellus
  • Carlobolellus Brolemann 1931: 291 (introduced as subgenus of Spirobolellus)
    Brolemann, H.W. (1931) Myriapodes recueillis par Madame Pruvot en Nouvelle-Calédonie et aux Loyalty. Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale 72: 275-316.
  • Carlobolellus Hoffman 1969: 184 (in revised genus list for Spirobolellidae)
    Hoffman, R.L. (1969) Studies on spiroboloid millipeds. VII. A remarkable new genus and subfamily of the Spirobolellidae from Vera Cruz, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 82: 177-188.
  • Carlobolellus Jeekel 1971: 195 (in genus catalogue)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1971) Nomenclator generum et familiarum Diplopodorum: a list of the genus and family-group names in the Class Diplopoda from the 10th edition of Linnaeus, 1758, to the end of (1957) Monografieën van de Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging 5: i-xii, 1-412.
  • Carlobolellus Hoffman 1980: 78 (in genus catalogue; synonymised with Spirobolellus)
    Hoffman, R.L. 1980 ('1979'). Classification of the Diplopoda. Geneva: Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Genève; 237 pp.
  • Carlobolellus Jeekel 2001: 10 (in species catalogue as synonym of Spirobolellus)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • [Type species: Spirobolellus sarasini Carl, 1926, by monotypy. (New Caledonia)]
  • Howeobolus
  • Howeobolus Verhoeff 1928: 105 (in genus key), 107 (in description of 'Howeobolus insularum gen. et sp. nov.')
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1928) On Diplopoda in the Australian Museum, Sydney. Records of the Australian Museum 16(2): 79-115, pls 6-12.
  • Howeobolus Verhoeff 1932: 1691 (in genus key)
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1932) Dr H. G. Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Tier-Reichs wissentschaftlich dargestellt in Wort und Bild. 5(II)2(7-13). Gliederfüssler: Arthropoda. Klasse Diplopoda. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H.; pp 1073-2084.
  • Howeobolus Hoffman and Keeton 1960: 15 (in genus catalogue)
    Hoffman, R.L. and Keeton, W.L. (1960) A list of the generic names proposed in the Diplopod order Spirobolida, with their type-species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 86: 1-26.
  • Howeobolus Hoffman 1969: 183 (in taxonomic discussion), 184 (in revised genus list for Spirobolellidae)
    Hoffman, R.L. (1969) Studies on spiroboloid millipeds. VII. A remarkable new genus and subfamily of the Spirobolellidae from Vera Cruz, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 82: 177-188.
  • Howeobolus Jeekel 1971: 199 (in genus catalogue)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1971) Nomenclator generum et familiarum Diplopodorum: a list of the genus and family-group names in the Class Diplopoda from the 10th edition of Linnaeus, 1758, to the end of (1957) Monografieën van de Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging 5: i-xii, 1-412.
  • Howeobolus Hoffman 1980: 78 (in genus catalogue)
    Hoffman, R.L. 1980 ('1979'). Classification of the Diplopoda. Geneva: Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Genève; 237 pp.
  • Howeobolus Jeekel 1986: 43 (review of Spirobolellidae in Australia; synonymised with Spirobolellus)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1986) Millipedes from Australia, 10: Three interesting new species and a new genus (Diplopoda: Sphaerotheriida, Spirobolida, Polydesmida). Beaufortia 36(3): 35-50.
  • Howeobolus Jeekel 2001: 10 (as synonym of Spirobolellus)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • [Type species: Howeobolus insularum Verhoeff, 1928, by monotypy.]
  • Poratobolus
  • Poratobolus Verhoeff 1924: 100 (in species key), 104 (in description of 'Poratobolus mjöbergi n. g. n. sp.')
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1924) Results of Dr. E. Mjöberg's scientific expeditions to Australia 1910-1913. 34. Myriapoda: Diplopoda. Arkiv för Zoologi 16(5): 1-142, pls 1-5.
  • Poratobolus Attems 1926: 194 (in genus key)
    Attems, C. (1926) Myriopoda. Pp. 1-402 in Kükenthal, W. and Krumbach, T. (eds), Handbuch der Zoologie. Eine Naturgeschichte der Stämme des Tierreiches. 4(1). Progoneata, Chilopoda, Insecta I. Berlin and Leipzig: Walter de Gruyter and Co.
  • Poratobolus Verhoeff 1928: 105 (in genus key)
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1928) On Diplopoda in the Australian Museum, Sydney. Records of the Australian Museum 16(2): 79-115, pls 6-12.
  • Poratobolus Verhoeff 1932: 1692, 1699 (in genus keys)
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1932) Dr H. G. Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Tier-Reichs wissentschaftlich dargestellt in Wort und Bild. 5(II)2(7-13). Gliederfüssler: Arthropoda. Klasse Diplopoda. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H.; pp 1073-2084.
  • Poratobolus Hoffman and Keeton 1960: 19 (in genus catalogue)
    Hoffman, R.L. and Keeton, W.L. (1960) A list of the generic names proposed in the Diplopod order Spirobolida, with their type-species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 86: 1-26.
  • Poratobolus Hoffman 1969: 184 (synonymised with Spirobolellus as 'Porotobolus Verhoeff, 1924')
    Hoffman, R.L. (1969) Studies on spiroboloid millipeds. VII. A remarkable new genus and subfamily of the Spirobolellidae from Vera Cruz, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 82: 177-188.
  • Poratobolus Jeekel 1971: 203 (in genus catalogue)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1971) Nomenclator generum et familiarum Diplopodorum: a list of the genus and family-group names in the Class Diplopoda from the 10th edition of Linnaeus, 1758, to the end of (1957) Monografieën van de Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging 5: i-xii, 1-412.
  • Poratobolus Hoffman 1980: 78 (in genus catalogue as synonym of Spirobolellus)
    Hoffman, R.L. 1980 ('1979'). Classification of the Diplopoda. Geneva: Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Genève; 237 pp.
  • Poratobolus Jeekel 1986: 43 (review of Spirobolellidae in Australia; as synonym of Spirobolellus)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1986) Millipedes from Australia, 10: Three interesting new species and a new genus (Diplopoda: Sphaerotheriida, Spirobolida, Polydesmida). Beaufortia 36(3): 35-50.
  • Poratobolus Jeekel 2001: 10 (in species catalogue as synonym of Spirobolellus)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • [Type species: Poratobolus mjoebergi Verhoeff, 1924, by monotypy.]
  • Queenslandobolus
  • Queenslandobolus Verhoeff 1924: 100 (in species key), 104 (in description of 'Queenslandobolus sjöstedti n. g. n. sp.')
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1924) Results of Dr. E. Mjöberg's scientific expeditions to Australia 1910-1913. 34. Myriapoda: Diplopoda. Arkiv för Zoologi 16(5): 1-142, pls 1-5.
  • Queenslandobolus Attems 1926: 194 (in genus key)
    Attems, C. (1926) Myriopoda. Pp. 1-402 in Kükenthal, W. and Krumbach, T. (eds), Handbuch der Zoologie. Eine Naturgeschichte der Stämme des Tierreiches. 4(1). Progoneata, Chilopoda, Insecta I. Berlin and Leipzig: Walter de Gruyter and Co.
  • Queenslandobolus Verhoeff 1928: 105 (in genus key)
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1928) On Diplopoda in the Australian Museum, Sydney. Records of the Australian Museum 16(2): 79-115, pls 6-12.
  • Queenslandobolus Verhoeff 1932: 1691, 1699 (in genus keys)
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1932) Dr H. G. Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Tier-Reichs wissentschaftlich dargestellt in Wort und Bild. 5(II)2(7-13). Gliederfüssler: Arthropoda. Klasse Diplopoda. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H.; pp 1073-2084.
  • Queenslandobolus Hoffman and Keeton 1960: 20 (in genus catalogue)
    Hoffman, R.L. and Keeton, W.L. (1960) A list of the generic names proposed in the Diplopod order Spirobolida, with their type-species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 86: 1-26.
  • Queenslandobolus Hoffman 1969: 184 (synonymised with Spirobolellus)
    Hoffman, R.L. (1969) Studies on spiroboloid millipeds. VII. A remarkable new genus and subfamily of the Spirobolellidae from Vera Cruz, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 82: 177-188.
  • Queenslandobolus Jeekel 1971: 204 (in genus catalogue)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1971) Nomenclator generum et familiarum Diplopodorum: a list of the genus and family-group names in the Class Diplopoda from the 10th edition of Linnaeus, 1758, to the end of (1957) Monografieën van de Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging 5: i-xii, 1-412.
  • Queenslandobolus Hoffman 1980: 78 (in genus catalogue as synonym of Spirobolellus)
    Hoffman, R.L. 1980 ('1979'). Classification of the Diplopoda. Geneva: Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Genève; 237 pp.
  • Queenslandobolus Jeekel 1986: 43 (review of Spirobolellidae in Australia; as synonym of Spirobolellus)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1986) Millipedes from Australia, 10: Three interesting new species and a new genus (Diplopoda: Sphaerotheriida, Spirobolida, Polydesmida). Beaufortia 36(3): 35-50.
  • Queenslandobolus Jeekel 2001: 10 (in species catalogue as synonym of Spirobolellus)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • [Type species: Queenslandobolus sjoestedti Verhoeff, 1924, by monotypy.]
  • Strophobolus
  • Strophobolus Chamberlin 1920: 37 (first description)
    Chamberlin, R.V. (1920) Two new spiroboloid diplopods from Australia. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 33: 37-40.
  • Strophobolus Hoffman and Keeton 1960: 23 (in genus catalogue)
    Hoffman, R.L. and Keeton, W.L. (1960) A list of the generic names proposed in the Diplopod order Spirobolida, with their type-species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 86: 1-26.
  • Strophobolus Jeekel 1971: 206 (in genus catalogue)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1971) Nomenclator generum et familiarum Diplopodorum: a list of the genus and family-group names in the Class Diplopoda from the 10th edition of Linnaeus, 1758, to the end of (1957) Monografieën van de Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging 5: i-xii, 1-412.
  • Strophobolus Hoffman 1980: 78 (in genus catalogue)
    Hoffman, R.L. 1980 ('1979'). Classification of the Diplopoda. Geneva: Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Genève; 237 pp.
  • Strophobolus Jeekel 1986: 42 (review of Spirobolellidae in Australia; synonymised with Spirobolellus)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1986) Millipedes from Australia, 10: Three interesting new species and a new genus (Diplopoda: Sphaerotheriida, Spirobolida, Polydesmida). Beaufortia 36(3): 35-50.
  • Strophobolus Jeekel 2001: 10 (in species catalogue as synonym of Spirobolellus)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • [Type species: Strophobolus immigrans Chamberlin, 1920, by original designation.]
 

Walesbolus Verhoeff, 1928

Walesbolus lobatus Verhoeff, 1928 [NSW]
Walesbolus rainbowi (Brölemann, 1913) [NSW]
 
Type species: Walesbolus lobatus Verhoeff, 1928, by monotypy.

  • Walesbolus
  • Walesbolus Verhoeff 1928: 105 (in genus key), 106 (in description of 'Walesbolus lobatus gen. et sp. nov.')
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1928) On Diplopoda in the Australian Museum, Sydney. Records of the Australian Museum 16(2): 79-115, pls 6-12.
  • Walesbolus Verhoeff 1932: 1690 (in genus key)
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1932) Dr H. G. Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Tier-Reichs wissentschaftlich dargestellt in Wort und Bild. 5(II)2(7-13). Gliederfüssler: Arthropoda. Klasse Diplopoda. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H.; pp 1073-2084.
  • Walesbolus Hoffman and Keeton 1960: 24 (in genus catalogue)
    Hoffman, R.L. and Keeton, W.L. (1960) A list of the generic names proposed in the Diplopod order Spirobolida, with their type-species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 86: 1-26.
  • Walesbolus Hoffman 1969: 183 (in taxonomic discussion), 184 (in revised genus list for Spirobolellidae)
    Hoffman, R.L. (1969) Studies on spiroboloid millipeds. VII. A remarkable new genus and subfamily of the Spirobolellidae from Vera Cruz, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 82: 177-188.
  • Walesbolus Jeekel 1971: 208 (in genus catalogue)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1971) Nomenclator generum et familiarum Diplopodorum: a list of the genus and family-group names in the Class Diplopoda from the 10th edition of Linnaeus, 1758, to the end of (1957) Monografieën van de Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging 5: i-xii, 1-412.
  • Walesbolus Hoffman 1980: 78 (in genus catalogue)
    Hoffman, R.L. 1980 ('1979'). Classification of the Diplopoda. Geneva: Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Genève; 237 pp.
  • Walesbolus Jeekel 1986: 43 (review of Spirobolellidae in Australia)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1986) Millipedes from Australia, 10: Three interesting new species and a new genus (Diplopoda: Sphaerotheriida, Spirobolida, Polydesmida). Beaufortia 36(3): 35-50.
  • Walesbolus Jeekel 2001: 19 (in species catalogue)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.