Spirobolida: Rhinocricidae: Australocricus species

 

Australocricus diastatus (Chamberlin, 1947)

  • Australocricus diastatus
  • Rhinocricus diastatus Chamberlin 1947: 43 (first description); Figs 44, 45 (p. 45)
    Chamberlin, R.V. (1947) Some records and descriptions of Diplopoda chiefly in the collections of the Academy. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 99: 21-58.
  • Eurhinocricus diastatus Schubart 1951: 228 (in species list; new combination)
    Schubart, O. (1951) Contribuiçào para a fauna do estado de Sào Paulo. II. Os Rhinocricidae (Opisthospermophora, Diplopoda). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias 23: 221-275.
  • 'Rhinocricus' diastatus Jeekel 1981: 36 (in list of species recorded from eastern Australia)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1981) Australia Expedition 1980; legit C.A.W. Jeekel and A.M. Jeekel-Rijvers. List of collecting stations, together with general notes on the distribution of millipedes in eastern Australia and Tasmania. Verslagen en Technische Gegevens, Instituut voor Taxonomische Zoölogie (Zoölogisch Museum), Universiteit van Amsterdam 30: 1-59.
  • Australocricus diastatus Jeekel 2001: 23 (in species catalogue; new combination)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • Australocricus diastatus Marek et al. 2003: 27 (in species catalogue)
    Marek, P.E., Bond, J.E. and Sierwald, P. (2003) Rhinocricidae systematics. II. A species catalog of the Rhinocricidae (Diplopoda: Spirobolida) with synonymies. Zootaxa 308: 1-108.
  • Rhinocricus diastatus Jeekel 2006: 95 (in species key), 99 (redescription)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2006) Millipedes from Australia, 19: Queensland Rhinocricidae: a first reconnaissance (Diplopoda, Spirobolida). Myriapod Memoranda 8: 91-102.
  • Holotype: Male, Palm Island, Qld, 1923, H.A. Pilsbry, ANSP no. 9967 [-18.7400 146.6180 ±5 km]
  • Paratype(s): None
 

Australocricus glabratus (Verhoeff, 1924)

  • Australocricus glabratus
  • Dinematocricus glabratus Verhoeff 1924: 105 (comparison with D. rotundatus), 106 (first description), 107 (comparison with D. rotundatus); Fig. 81, pl. 4
    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.
  • Dinematocricus glabratus Schubart 1951: 227 (in genus list; 'são duvidosas devido a sua posição')
    Schubart, O. (1951) Contribuiçào para a fauna do estado de Sào Paulo. II. Os Rhinocricidae (Opisthospermophora, Diplopoda). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias 23: 221-275.
  • 'Dinematocricus' glabratus Jeekel 1981: 36 (in list of species recorded from eastern Australia)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1981) Australia Expedition 1980; legit C.A.W. Jeekel and A.M. Jeekel-Rijvers. List of collecting stations, together with general notes on the distribution of millipedes in eastern Australia and Tasmania. Verslagen en Technische Gegevens, Instituut voor Taxonomische Zoölogie (Zoölogisch Museum), Universiteit van Amsterdam 30: 1-59.
  • Australocricus glabratus Jeekel 2001: 23 (in species catalogue; new combination)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • Australocricus glabratus Marek et al. 2003: 27 (in species catalogue)
    Marek, P.E., Bond, J.E. and Sierwald, P. (2003) Rhinocricidae systematics. II. A species catalog of the Rhinocricidae (Diplopoda: Spirobolida) with synonymies. Zootaxa 308: 1-108.
  • Dinematocricus glabratus Jeekel 2006: 94 (in species key), 98 (redescription) ('Possibly a synonym of Spirobolus coeruleolimbatus Daday.')
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2006) Millipedes from Australia, 19: Queensland Rhinocricidae: a first reconnaissance (Diplopoda, Spirobolida). Myriapod Memoranda 8: 91-102.
  • Syntype(s): 1 male, 2 females, Colosseum, Qld, November [1912 (Ferrier 2006: 2)], E. Mjöberg, possibly in NHRM [-24.3780 151.5260 ±5 km]
 

Australocricus opulentus (Silvestri, 1895)

  • Australocricus opulentus
  • Rhinocricus opulentus Silvestri 1895: 650 (first description), 654 (in species key)
    Silvestri, F. (1895) Chilopodi e Diplopodi della Papuasia. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (ser 2) 14[34]: 619-659.
  • Rhinocricus opulentus Brölemann 1913: 146 (in species key)
    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.
  • Rhinocricus opulentus Attems 1914: 334 (in species catalogue)
    Attems, C. (1914) Die indo-australischen Myriopoden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte (A) 80(4): 1-398.
  • Dinematocricus opulentus Chamberlin 1920: 179 (in species catalogue; new combination)
    Chamberlin, R.V. (1920) The Myriopoda of the Australian region. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 64(1): 1-269.
  • 'Rhinocricus' opulentus Jeekel 1981: 36 (in list of species recorded from eastern Australia)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1981) Australia Expedition 1980; legit C.A.W. Jeekel and A.M. Jeekel-Rijvers. List of collecting stations, together with general notes on the distribution of millipedes in eastern Australia and Tasmania. Verslagen en Technische Gegevens, Instituut voor Taxonomische Zoölogie (Zoölogisch Museum), Universiteit van Amsterdam 30: 1-59.
  • Australocricus opulentus Jeekel 2001: 23 (in species catalogue; new combination)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • Australocricus opulentus Marek et al. 2003: 27 (in species catalogue)
    Marek, P.E., Bond, J.E. and Sierwald, P. (2003) Rhinocricidae systematics. II. A species catalog of the Rhinocricidae (Diplopoda: Spirobolida) with synonymies. Zootaxa 308: 1-108.
  • Rhinocricus opulentus Jeekel 2006: 94 (in species key), 99 (redescription), 100 ('Unfortunately Silvestri did not illustrate the gonopods of this species, but his description seems to indicate similarity with A. sennae. In fact, there is hardly anything in the description that would justify separation of the two species. I suspect therefore that this will turn out to be a senior synonym of A. sennae.')
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2006) Millipedes from Australia, 19: Queensland Rhinocricidae: a first reconnaissance (Diplopoda, Spirobolida). Myriapod Memoranda 8: 91-102.
  • Syntype(s): At least one male, Somerset, Qld, date unknown, L.M. D'Albertis, [-10.7440 142.5930 ±10 km]
  • Note: D'Albertis travelled to Papua New Guinea from Somerset in 1875, 1876 and 1877.
 

Australocricus perditus (Chamberlin, 1920)

  • Australocricus perditus
  • Rhinocricus perditus Chamberlin 1920: 174 (in species catalogue; first description)
    Chamberlin, R.V. (1920) The Myriopoda of the Australian region. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 64(1): 1-269.
  • Rhinocricus perditus Chamberlin 1947: 44 (brief comparison with R. diastatus)
    Chamberlin, R.V. (1947) Some records and descriptions of Diplopoda chiefly in the collections of the Academy. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 99: 21-58.
  • 'Rhinocricus' perditus Jeekel 1981: 36 (in list of species recorded from eastern Australia)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1981) Australia Expedition 1980; legit C.A.W. Jeekel and A.M. Jeekel-Rijvers. List of collecting stations, together with general notes on the distribution of millipedes in eastern Australia and Tasmania. Verslagen en Technische Gegevens, Instituut voor Taxonomische Zoölogie (Zoölogisch Museum), Universiteit van Amsterdam 30: 1-59.
  • Australocricus perditus Jeekel 2001: 24 (in species catalogue; new combination)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • Australocricus perditus Marek et al. 2003: 28 (in species catalogue)
    Marek, P.E., Bond, J.E. and Sierwald, P. (2003) Rhinocricidae systematics. II. A species catalog of the Rhinocricidae (Diplopoda: Spirobolida) with synonymies. Zootaxa 308: 1-108.
  • Rhinocricus perditus Jeekel 2006: 95 (in species key), 98 (redescription)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2006) Millipedes from Australia, 19: Queensland Rhinocricidae: a first reconnaissance (Diplopoda, Spirobolida). Myriapod Memoranda 8: 91-102.
  • Holotype: Male, Enoggera, Qld, date unknown, W.M. Wheeler, MCZ 4862 [-27.4230 152.9900 ±5 km]
  • Paratype(s): None
 

Australocricus rotundatus (Verhoeff, 1924)

  • Australocricus rotundatus
  • Dinematocricus rotundatus Verhoeff 1924: 98 (in taxonomic discussion), 105, 107 (comparisons with D. glabratus), 108 (first description); Fig. 80, pl. 4
    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.
  • Dinematocricus rotundatus Schubart 1951: 227 (in genus list; 'são duvidosas devido a sua posição')
    Schubart, O. (1951) Contribuiçào para a fauna do estado de Sào Paulo. II. Os Rhinocricidae (Opisthospermophora, Diplopoda). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias 23: 221-275.
  • 'Dinematocricus' rotundatus Jeekel 1981: 36 (in list of species recorded from eastern Australia)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1981) Australia Expedition 1980; legit C.A.W. Jeekel and A.M. Jeekel-Rijvers. List of collecting stations, together with general notes on the distribution of millipedes in eastern Australia and Tasmania. Verslagen en Technische Gegevens, Instituut voor Taxonomische Zoölogie (Zoölogisch Museum), Universiteit van Amsterdam 30: 1-59.
  • Australocricus rotundatus Jeekel 2001: 24 (in species catalogue; new combination)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • Australocricus rotundatus Marek et al. 2003: 28 (in species catalogue)
    Marek, P.E., Bond, J.E. and Sierwald, P. (2003) Rhinocricidae systematics. II. A species catalog of the Rhinocricidae (Diplopoda: Spirobolida) with synonymies. Zootaxa 308: 1-108.
  • Dinematocricus rotundatus Jeekel 2006: 94 (in species key), 96 (redescription)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2006) Millipedes from Australia, 19: Queensland Rhinocricidae: a first reconnaissance (Diplopoda, Spirobolida). Myriapod Memoranda 8: 91-102.
  • Syntype(s): 2 males, Bellenden Ker, Qld, May [1913 (Ferrier 2006: 6)], E. Mjöberg, possibly in NHRM [-17.2630 145.9200 ±5 km]
 

Australocricus sennae (Silvestri, 1898)

  • Australocricus sennae
  • Rhinocricus Sennae Silvestri 1898: 230 (first description); Figs 10-12 (p. 230)
    Silvestri, F. (1898) Note sui Chilopodi e Diplopodi conservati nel Museo Zoologico di Firenze. I. Alcuni nuovi Diplopodi de Queensland (Cairns). Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 29: 225-232.
  • Rhinocricus sennae Brölemann 1913: 146 (in species key)
    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.
  • Rhinocricus Sennae Attems 1914: 300 (in species catalogue), 308 (in species catalogue as 'Rhinocricus (?) Sennae')
    Attems, C. (1914) Die indo-australischen Myriopoden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte (A) 80(4): 1-398.
  • Proporobolus sennae Chamberlin 1920: 176 (in species catalogue; new combination)
    Chamberlin, R.V. (1920) The Myriopoda of the Australian region. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 64(1): 1-269.
  • 'Rhinocricus' sennae Jeekel 1981: 36 (in list of species recorded from eastern Australia)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1981) Australia Expedition 1980; legit C.A.W. Jeekel and A.M. Jeekel-Rijvers. List of collecting stations, together with general notes on the distribution of millipedes in eastern Australia and Tasmania. Verslagen en Technische Gegevens, Instituut voor Taxonomische Zoölogie (Zoölogisch Museum), Universiteit van Amsterdam 30: 1-59.
  • Australocricus sennae Jeekel 2001: 23 (designated type species of Australocricus), 24 (in species catalogue; new combination), 89 (designated again type species of Australocricus); Figs 1-3 (p. 89) (illustrated with new material from Green Island, Qld)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • Australocricus sennae Marek et al. 2003: 28 (in species catalogue)
    Marek, P.E., Bond, J.E. and Sierwald, P. (2003) Rhinocricidae systematics. II. A species catalog of the Rhinocricidae (Diplopoda: Spirobolida) with synonymies. Zootaxa 308: 1-108.
  • Rhinocricus sennae Jeekel 2006: 94 (in species key), 100 (redescription)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2006) Millipedes from Australia, 19: Queensland Rhinocricidae: a first reconnaissance (Diplopoda, Spirobolida). Myriapod Memoranda 8: 91-102.
  • Syntype(s): Males and females, number unknown, Cairns, Qld, December 1891, [Giovanni] Podenzana, MSNF [-16.9250 145.7740 ±5 km]
 

Australocricus sinuatulus (Chamberlin, 1920)

  • Australocricus sinuatulus
  • Dinematocricus sinuatulus Chamberlin 1920: 189 (first description)
    Chamberlin, R.V. (1920) The Myriopoda of the Australian region. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 64(1): 1-269.
  • Dinematocricus sinuatulus Schubart 1951: 227 (in genus list; 'são duvidosas devido a sua posição')
    Schubart, O. (1951) Contribuiçào para a fauna do estado de Sào Paulo. II. Os Rhinocricidae (Opisthospermophora, Diplopoda). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias 23: 221-275.
  • 'Dinematocricus' sinuatulus Jeekel 1981: 36 (in list of species recorded from eastern Australia)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1981) Australia Expedition 1980; legit C.A.W. Jeekel and A.M. Jeekel-Rijvers. List of collecting stations, together with general notes on the distribution of millipedes in eastern Australia and Tasmania. Verslagen en Technische Gegevens, Instituut voor Taxonomische Zoölogie (Zoölogisch Museum), Universiteit van Amsterdam 30: 1-59.
  • Australocricus sinuatulus Jeekel 2001: 24 (in species catalogue; new combination)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2001) A bibliographic catalogue of the Spirobolida of the Oriental and Australian Regions (Diplopoda). Myriapod Memoranda 4: 3-104.
  • Australocricus sinuatulus Marek et al. 2003: 28 (in species catalogue)
    Marek, P.E., Bond, J.E. and Sierwald, P. (2003) Rhinocricidae systematics. II. A species catalog of the Rhinocricidae (Diplopoda: Spirobolida) with synonymies. Zootaxa 308: 1-108.
  • Dinematocricus sinuatulus Jeekel 2006: 94 (in species key), 100 (redescription) ('Although Chamberlin did not illustrate the gonopods of this species his verbal description indicates that the anterior and posterior gonopods resemble those of A. sennae, and therefore reference to Australocricus seems justified. Obviously it is smaller than A. sennae although the length given by Chamberlin may be too small. The species seems well characterized among Australian rhinocricids by the sinuate borders of the somites above the scobinae.')
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2006) Millipedes from Australia, 19: Queensland Rhinocricidae: a first reconnaissance (Diplopoda, Spirobolida). Myriapod Memoranda 8: 91-102.
  • Holotype: Male, Cooktown, Qld, date unknown, A.G. Mayer, MCZ 4801 [-15.4690 145.2450 ±10 km]
  • Paratype(s): At least 1 female, details as for holotype, MCZ 4802