Polydesmida: Dalodesmidae: Gephyrodesmus species

 

Gephyrodesmus arcuatus Mesibov, 2008

  • Gephyrodesmus arcuatus
  • Gephyrodesmus arcuatus Mesibov 2008: 12 (first description); Figs 6B (p. 9), 8 (p. 13)
    Mesibov, R. (2008) The millipede genera Gephyrodesmus Jeekel, 1983 and Orthorhachis Jeekel, 1985 in southeastern Australia, a new Lissodesmus Chamberlin, 1920 from Victoria, and observations on male leg setae, spinnerets and metatergite sculpture (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Dalodesmidae). Zootaxa 1790: 1-52.
  • Holotype: Male, Dyer Creek, near Murrungowar, Vic, -37.6406 148.7233 (published as 37°38'26"S 148°43'24"E) ±25 m, 140 m, 8 November 2006, R. Mesibov and T. Moule, NMV K-10633
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, details as for holotype, NMV K-10632
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, Bondi State Forest S of Bombala, NSW, woodlot 1, -37.1333 149.1500 (published as 37°08'S 149°09'E) ±2 km, litter, 27 September 1980, G. Gowing et al, AM KS.11324
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, Errinundra Road, 2.5 km from intersection with Bonang Road at entrance to Errinundra National Park, Vic, in log, 13 June 1999, A. Skates, AM KS.89499 [-37.2636 148.7678 ±500 m]
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Lind National Park, Vic, 2 1/2 miles from turnoff, 'Grid 2331(1) Map Ref 207364', no date or collector, 'rather dry open stringybark bloodwood forest bracken undergrowth', NMV K-10630 [-37.5556 148.9422 ±1 km]
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Slippery Hill, N of Dargo, Vic, -37.3847 147.2150 (published as 37°23'05"S 147°12'54"E) ±25 m, 920 m, 25 November 2004, R. Mesibov and T. Moule, NMV K-10631
 

Gephyrodesmus cineraceus Jeekel, 1983

  • Gephyrodesmus cineraceus
  • Gephyrodesmus cineraceus Jeekel 1983: 146 (designated type species of Gephyrodesmus), 147 (first description); Figs 1-3 (p. 148)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1983) Millipedes from Australia, 8: A new genus and species of the family Dalodesmidae from Victoria (Diplopoda, Polydesmida). Bulletin Zo├Âlogisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam 9(16): 145-151.
  • Gephyrodesmus cineraceus Jeekel 1985: 50 (in taxonomic discussion)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1985) Millipedes from Australia, 9: A new polydesmoid millipede from Queensland (Diplopoda, Polydesmida: Dalodesmidae). Entomologische Berichten (Amsterdam) 45: 50-55.
  • Gephyrodesmus cineraceus Shelley et al. 2000: 102 (in genus catalogue, cited as type of Gephyrodesmus)
    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.
  • Gephyrodesmus cineraceus Mesibov 2004: 42 (in list of Victorian Polydesmida)
    Mesibov, R. (2004) A new genus of millipedes (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Dalodesmidae) from wet forests in southern Victoria, with brief remarks on the Victorian Polydesmida. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 61(1): 41-45.
  • Gephyrodesmus cineraceus Mesibov 2008: 13 (redescription); Figs 1D (p. 3), 3C (p. 5), 5B (p. 7), 9 (p. 15)
    Mesibov, R. (2008) The millipede genera Gephyrodesmus Jeekel, 1983 and Orthorhachis Jeekel, 1985 in southeastern Australia, a new Lissodesmus Chamberlin, 1920 from Victoria, and observations on male leg setae, spinnerets and metatergite sculpture (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Dalodesmidae). Zootaxa 1790: 1-52.
  • Holotype: Male, Drummer State Forest, 15 km E of Cann River, Vic, Australia Expedition station 84, Eucalyptus forest along Princes Highway, under logs, 13 November 1980, C.A.W. Jeekel and A.M. Jeekel-Rijvers, ZMA [-37.5765 149.3105 ±1 km]
  • Paratype(s): None
 

Gephyrodesmus coolahensis Mesibov, 2008

  • Gephyrodesmus coolahensis
  • Gephyrodesmus coolahensis Mesibov 2008: 15 (first description); Fig. 10 (p. 16)
    Mesibov, R. (2008) The millipede genera Gephyrodesmus Jeekel, 1983 and Orthorhachis Jeekel, 1985 in southeastern Australia, a new Lissodesmus Chamberlin, 1920 from Victoria, and observations on male leg setae, spinnerets and metatergite sculpture (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Dalodesmidae). Zootaxa 1790: 1-52.
  • Holotype: Male, Coolah Tops National Park, NSW, -31.7331 150.0344 (in AM database as 31°43'59"S 150°02'04"E) ±100 m, 1100 m, pitfall, 7-25 November 2001, M. Gray, G. Milledge and H. Smith, AM KS.103041
  • Paratype(s): 2 females, details as for holotype, AM KS.103042
 

Gephyrodesmus regilacus Mesibov, 2008

  • Gephyrodesmus regilacus
  • Gephyrodesmus regilacus Mesibov 2008: 17 (first description); Fig. 11 (p. 18)
    Mesibov, R. (2008) The millipede genera Gephyrodesmus Jeekel, 1983 and Orthorhachis Jeekel, 1985 in southeastern Australia, a new Lissodesmus Chamberlin, 1920 from Victoria, and observations on male leg setae, spinnerets and metatergite sculpture (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Dalodesmidae). Zootaxa 1790: 1-52.
  • Holotype: Male, Board Road, Mt Disappointment State Forest, Vic, -37.4269 145.1472 (published as 37°25'37"S 145°08'50"E) ±25 m, 730 m, 20 September 2007, R. Mesibov, NMV K-10639
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 female, details as for holotype, NMV K-10640, K-10641
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 female, Belgrave West, Vic, November 1930, J. Clark, NMV K-10636, K-10637 [-37.9100 145.3530 ±10 km]
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Kinglake National Park, Vic, pitfall trap, 28 October 1983, 'M.F.N.C.', NMV K-10638 [-37.4073 145.2080 ±10 km]