Chordeumatida: Metopidiotrichidae: Nesiothrix species

 

Nesiothrix mangana Shear and Mesibov, 1997

  • Nesiothrix mangana
  • Nesiothrix mangana Shear and Mesibov 1997: 163 (in species key), 164 (first description); Figs 54-60 (p. 166), 61-65 (p. 167)
    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 Mangana, Bruny Island, Tas, EM229980 (55G 522900 5198000 - AGD66), 540 m, National Rainforest Conservation Program, site 1b, in moss, 9 April 1989, J. Diggle, QVMAG 23:40235 [-43.3683 147.2844 ±250 m]
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 female, details as for holotype, AM KS.86634
  • Paratype(s): 5 females or juveniles, details as for holotype but in litter, 4 April 1989, P. Greenslade, QVMAG 23:40234
  • Paratype(s): 1 female or juvenile, details as for holotype but site 2, in leaf litter, 4 April 1989, P. Greenslade, QVMAG 23:40233
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, details as for holotype but in dead wood, P. Greenslade, QVMAG 23:40232
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 4 females or juveniles, details as for holotype but in leaf litter, P. Greenslade, QVMAG 23:40231
  • Note: Paratypes as labelled by W. Shear or listed in Shear and Mesibov (1997: 164).
 

Nesiothrix medialis Shear and Mesibov, 1997

  • Nesiothrix medialis
  • Nesiothrix medialis Shear and Mesibov 1997: 163 (in species key), 168 (first description); Figs 66-70 (p. 169), 71-73 (p. 170)
    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, Edwards Road, Tas, DN797300 (55G 479700 5230000 - AGD66), 80-100 m, regenerated wet eucalypt forest, 15 March - 6 April 1988, R. Mesibov, QVMAG 23:40237 [-43.0861 146.7519 ±250 m]
  • Paratype(s): Number and gender unknown, details as for holotype, AMNH
  • Paratype(s): Number and gender unknown, details as for holotype, AM KS.86633
  • Paratype(s): Number and gender unknown, details as for holotype but DN797310 (55G 479700 5231000 - AGD66), 110-130 m, oldgrowth forest, AM KS.86632 [-43.0742 146.7522 ±250 m]
  • Paratype(s): Number and gender unknown, same details, USNMNH
  • Paratype(s): Number and gender unknown, same details, VMNH
 

Nesiothrix tasmanica (Golovatch, 1986)

  • Nesiothrix tasmanica
  • Schedotrigona tasmanica Golovatch 1986: 253 (first description); Fig. 1 (p. 254)
    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.
  • Nesiothrix tasmanica Shear and Mesibov 1997: 163 (in species key, and partial redescription; new combination); Figs 46-50 (p. 164), 51-53 (p. 165)
    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.
  • Schedotrigona tasmanica Shelley et al. 2000: 74 (in genus catalogue as type of Nesiothrix)
    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, Russell Falls, Mt Field National Park, 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]
  • Paratype(s): None
  • Note: Collection date incorrectly given as '27.IX.1980' in Golovatch (1986: 253).