Chordeumatida: Metopidiotrichidae: Australeuma species

 

Australeuma gladifer Shear and Mesibov, 1997

  • Australeuma gladifer
  • Australeuma gladifer Shear and Mesibov 1997: 144 (in species key), 155 (first description); Figs 32-34 (p. 158)
    Shear, W.A. and Mesibov, R. (1997) Australian chordeumatidan millipedes. III. A review of the millipede family Metopidiotrichidae Attems in Australia (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida). Invertebrate Taxonomy 11: 141-178.
  • Holotype: Male, Mt Donna Buang, Vic, 3300 feet, Nothofagus litter, 1966-67, T.M. Howard, NMV K-7233 [-37.7060 145.6808 ±5 km]
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Cumberland Falls, Vic, -37.5667 145.8833 (in WAM database as 37°34'S 145°53'E) ±2 km, 27 May 1991, M.S. Harvey and M.E. Blosfelds, WAM T29681
 

Australeuma golovatchi Shear and Mesibov, 1997

  • Australeuma golovatchi
  • Australeuma golovatchi Shear and Mesibov 1997: 144 (in species key), 154 (first description); Figs 28, 29 (p. 155), 30, 31 (p. 156)
    Shear, W.A. and Mesibov, R. (1997) Australian chordeumatidan millipedes. III. A review of the millipede family Metopidiotrichidae Attems in Australia (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida). Invertebrate Taxonomy 11: 141-178.
  • Holotype: Male, 10 km W of Strathgordon, near Mt Sprent, Tas, 290 m, in Berlese sample of moss and litter from Nothofagus rainforest, 30 April 1987, N.I. Platnick, R.J. Raven and T. Churchill, AMNH [-42.7755 145.9840 ±5 km]
  • Paratype(s): 1 female, details as for holotype, AMNH
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, details as for holotype, QVMAG 23:40218
 

Australeuma jeekeli Golovatch, 1986

  • Australeuma jeekeli
  • Australeuma jeekeli Golovatch 1986: 255 (first description); Fig. 2 (p. 256)
    Golovatch, S.I. (1986) The first Chordeumatida (Diplopoda) from Tasmania, with the description of a new genus and three new species. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik 113: 251-264.
  • Australeuma jeekeli Shear and Mesibov 1997: 144 (in species key), 146 (new material examined); Figs 7-10 (p. 147)
    Shear, W.A. and Mesibov, R. (1997) Australian chordeumatidan millipedes. III. A review of the millipede family Metopidiotrichidae Attems in Australia (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida). Invertebrate Taxonomy 11: 141-178.
  • Australeuma jeekeli Shelley et al. 2000: 63 (in genus catalogue as type of Australeuma)
    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. Pensoft, Sofia, 167 pp.
  • Holotype: Male, Mt Field National Park, 9 km NNE of Maydena, Tas, Australia Expedition station 105, upper zone of temperate rainforest (Nothofagus, Eucalyptus, Dicksonia) along nature track, very wet soil, under logs, 27 November 1980, C.A.W. Jeekel and A.M. Jeekel-Rijvers, ZMA [-42.6811 146.6853 ±1 km]
  • Paratype(s): 1 juvenile, not explicitly designated paratype, details as for holotype, ZMA
  • Paratype(s): 2 juveniles, not explicitly designated paratypes, Mt Field National Park, Russell Falls, 12 km ENE of Maydena, Tas, Australia Expedition station 107, temperate rainforest with ferntrees along creek, under logs and litter, 27 November 1980, C.A.W. Jeekel and A.M. Jeekel-Rijvers, ZMA [-42.6775 146.7131 ±250 m]
 

Australeuma mauriesi Shear and Mesibov, 1997

  • Australeuma mauriesi
  • Australeuma mauriesi Shear and Mesibov 1997: 144 (in species key), 152 (first description); Figs 5, 6 (p. 145), 22-24 (p. 153), 25-27 (p. 154)
    Shear, W.A. and Mesibov, R. (1997) Australian chordeumatidan millipedes. III. A review of the millipede family Metopidiotrichidae Attems in Australia (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida). Invertebrate Taxonomy 11: 141-178.
  • Holotype: Male, Savage River Pipeline Road, Tas, CQ560255 (55G 356000 5425500 - AGD66), 500 m, National Rainforest Conservation Program (= NRCP) site 3, PKD (pyrethrum knock-down) from myrtle (Nothofagus cunninghamii), 20 April 1989, P. Greenslade, QVMAG 23:40209 [-41.3069 145.2817 ±250 m]
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 4 females or juveniles, details as for holotype, AM (sample missing) (formerly QVMAG 23:40211)
  • Paratype(s): 1 female or juvenile, details as for holotype, AM (sample missing) (formerly QVMAG 23:40210)
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, details as for holotype but L. Robertson collector, QVMAG 23:40207
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, details as for holotype but B. Brown collector, QVMAG 23:40205
  • Paratype(s): 2 females or juveniles, Maggs Mountain, Tas, DP322802 (55G 432200 5380200 - AGD66), 880 m, site F, 22 November 1983, R. Green, QVMAG 23:6682 [-41.7269 146.1878 ±1 km]
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Maggs Mountain, Tas, DP316813 (55G 431600 5381300 - AGD66), 800 m, site E, 15 May 1984, R. Green, QVMAG 23:6681 [-41.7258 146.1867 ±1 km]
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Maggs Mountain, Tas, DP334838 (55G 433400 5383800 - AGD66), 540 m, site C, 17 April 1985, R. Green, QVMAG 23:6683 [-41.6917 146.2039 ±1 km]
  • Paratype(s): 1 female or juvenile, 16 km NNW of Bicheno, Tas, 3 November 1985, L. Hill, QVMAG 23:40192 [-41.7784 148.1339 ±5 km]
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Savage River Pipeline Road, Tas, CQ558247 (55G 355800 5424700 - AGD66), 500 m, NRCP site 1, myrtle PKD, 19 April 1989, B. Brown, QVMAG 23:40204 [-41.3142 145.2792 ±250 m]
  • Paratype(s): 1 female or juvenile, same details but leaf litter, 21 April 1989, NRCP personnel, QVMAG 23:40206
  • Paratype(s): 1 female or juvenile, same details but sweep and beat by J. Diggle, QVMAG 23:40208
  • Paratype(s): 1 female or juvenile, Anthony Road, Tas, CP854680 (55G 385400 5368000 - AGD66), 840 m, NRCP site 1, leaf litter, 1 April 1989, J. Diggle and H. Mitchell, QVMAG 23:40203 [-41.8294 145.6217 ±250 m]
  • Paratype(s): 1 female or juvenile, same details but sweep and beat, QVMAG 23:40202
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, Big Sassy Creek, Tas, EP749332 (55G 574900 5333200 - AGD66), 400 m, NRCP site 2, PKD, 12 May 1989, P. Greenslade and D. Rounsevell, QVMAG 23:40201 [-42.1475 147.9083 ±250 m]
  • Paratype(s): 2 females or juveniles, same details but D. Rounsevell, sassafras (Atherosperma moschatum) PKD, QVMAG 23:40199
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, same details but P. Greenslade, leaf litter, QVMAG 23:40200
  • Paratype(s): 2 females or juveniles, Cradle Mountain, Tas, DP109955 (55G 410900 5395500 - AGD66), 880 m, NRCP site, myrtle PKD, 17 November 1989, R. Coy, QVMAG 23:40197 [-41.5850 145.9328 ±250 m]
  • Paratype(s): 1 female or juvenile, same details but 18 November 1989, H. Mitchell, litter, QVMAG 23:40198
  • Paratype(s): 1 female or juvenile, Rattler Hill, Tas, EQ744353 (55G 574400 5435300 - AGD66), 650 m, 3 September 1990, R. Mesibov, QVMAG 23:40196 [-41.2286 147.8892 ±100 m]
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 female or juvenile, Wombat Hill, Tas, CQ702064 (55G 370200 5406400 - AGD66), 680 m, 19 September 1990, R. Mesibov, QVMAG 23:40195 [-41.4819 145.4467 ±100 m]
  • Paratype(s): 1 female or juvenile, same details but 22 September 1990, QVMAG 23:40194
  • Paratype(s): 1 female or juvenile, Black Hill, Tas, EP618008 (55G 561800 5300800 - AGD66), 440 m, 25 April 1991, R. Mesibov, QVMAG 23:40193 [-42.4411 147.7528 ±100 m]
  • Paratype(s): 1 female or juvenile, Crayfish Creek, Tas, CQ631716 (55G 363100 5471600 - AGD66), 30 m, 18 November 1991, R. Mesibov, QVMAG 23:6875 [-40.8936 145.3761 ±100 m]
  • Note: Paratypes as labelled by W. Shear or listed in Shear and Mesibov (1997: 152).
 

Australeuma peckorum Shear and Mesibov, 1997

  • Australeuma peckorum
  • Australeuma peckorum Shear and Mesibov 1997: 144 (in species key), 148 (first description); Figs 14-17 (p. 150), 18-21 (p. 151)
    Shear, W.A. and Mesibov, R. (1997) Australian chordeumatidan millipedes. III. A review of the millipede family Metopidiotrichidae Attems in Australia (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida). Invertebrate Taxonomy 11: 141-178.
  • Holotype: Male, Shedley Drive, Walpole National Park, WA, -34.9833 116.7333 (in WAM database as 34°59'S 116°44'E) ±2 km, in rotted eucalypt bark and old fungi on logs and stumps, 22 June 1980, S. and J. Peck, WAM T29708
  • Paratype(s): Number and gender unknown, details as for holotype, AM KS.86635, KS.86636
  • Paratype(s): Number and gender unknown, details as for holotype, AMNH
  • Paratype(s): 3 specimens, details as for holotype, QVMAG 23:40217
  • Paratype(s): Number and gender unknown, details as for holotype, USNMNH
  • Paratype(s): 58 specimens, details as for holotype, WAM T29709 - T29766
 

Australeuma simile Golovatch, 1986

  • Australeuma simile
  • Australeuma simile Golovatch 1986: 257 (first description); Fig. 3 (p. 258)
    Golovatch, S.I. (1986) The first Chordeumatida (Diplopoda) from Tasmania, with the description of a new genus and three new species. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik 113: 251-264.
  • Australeuma simile Shear and Mesibov 1997: 144 (in species key), 148 (partial redescription); Figs 1-4 (p. 145), 11-13 (p. 149)
    Shear, W.A. and Mesibov, R. (1997) Australian chordeumatidan millipedes. III. A review of the millipede family Metopidiotrichidae Attems in Australia (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida). Invertebrate Taxonomy 11: 141-178.
  • Holotype: Male, Lake St Clair National Park, near Cynthia Bay, 5 km NNW of Derwent Bridge, Tas, Australia Expedition station 104, wet Eucalyptus forest, under logs, 26 November 1980, C.A.W. Jeekel and A.M. Jeekel-Rijvers, ZMA [-42.1169 146.1792 ±250 m]
  • Paratype(s): 3 males, 2 females, 3 juveniles, details as for holotype, ZMA
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 female, details as for holotype, Zoological Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Leningrad, Russia (Golovatch 1986: 257)