Polydesmida: Dalodesmidae: Orthorhachis species

 

Orthorhachis catherinae Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis catherinae
  • Orthorhachis catherinae Mesibov 2008: 20 (first description); Figs 6C (p. 9), 13 (p. 21)
    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, Kosciuszko National Park, NSW, 1 km NW of junction of Long Plain Road and Snowy Mountain Highway, -35.7136 148.5239 (in AM database as 35°42'49"S 148°31'26"E) ±100 m, 1320 m, edge of forest/alpine vegetation boundary, in fine leaf litter, 14 November 2006, C.A. Car, AM KS.103044
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, details as for holotype, AM KS.103045
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Mt Kosciuszko, NSW, 9 February 1979, D.K. McAlpine and B.J. Day, AM KS.36825 [-36.4570 148.2640 ±5 km]
 

Orthorhachis cavatica Jeekel, 2006

  • Orthorhachis cavatica
  • Orthorhachis cavatica Jeekel 2006: 74 (in species key), 76 (first description); Figs 4-6 (p. 76)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2006) Millipedes from Australia, 21: Two new species of the genus Orthorhachis Jeekel from caves in New South Wales (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Dalodesmidae). Myriapod Memoranda 9: 73-78.
  • Orthorhachis cavatica Mesibov 2008: 22 (redescription); Fig. 14 (p. 23)
    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, Tricketts Cave, Yarrangobilly, NSW, 13 April 1971, E. Hamilton Smith, SAM BS2103, sample missing [-35.7167 148.4833 ±2 km]
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 3 females, details as for holotype, SAM sample missing
 

Orthorhachis celtica Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis celtica
  • Orthorhachis celtica Mesibov 2008: 22 (first description); Fig. 15 (p. 24)
    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, Oakes State Forest, Horseshoe Road, 2 km NNE of Killekrankie Mountain, NSW, -30.5228 152.5497 (in AM database as 30°31'22"S 152°32'59"E) ±100 m, 760 m, pit traps, Hotspots NE NSW site 16, 11-24 November 1999, M. Gray, G. Milledge and H. Smith, AM KS.61556
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Belbucca Road, Irishman State Forest, NSW, -30.5494 152.6706 (in AM database as 30°32'58"S 152°40'14"E) ±100 m, 11-24 November 1999, G. Milledge and H. Smith, pit traps, AM KS.103046
 

Orthorhachis christinae Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis christinae
  • Orthorhachis christinae Mesibov 2008: 25 (first description); Fig. 16 (p. 26)
    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, Mt Wilson, NSW, -33.5000 150.3833 (in AM database as 33°30'S 150°23'E) ±2 km, 26 January 1979, C. Horseman, AM KS.94913
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, 1 female, details as for holotype, AM KS.94912
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, details as for holotype, AM KS.103049
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, same details but Cathedral of Ferns area, field no. 1215, 29 November 1978, AM KS.103047
  • Paratype(s): 3 males, 1 female, same details but Waterfall Picnic Area Trail, field no. 1624, 29 November 1979, AM KS.103050
 

Orthorhachis durabilis Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis durabilis
  • Orthorhachis durabilis Mesibov 2008: 26 (first description); Figs 5D (p. 7), 7A (p. 10), 17 (p. 28)
    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, Rutherford Creek, Brown Mountain near Nimmitabel, NSW, -36.6000 149.4167 (in ANIC database as 36°36'S 149°25'E) ±2 km, ca 820 m, ANIC berlesates 285-6, 26 May 1970, R.W. Taylor and R. Bartell, ANIC 64-000189
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, details as for holotype but ANIC berlesate 287, ANIC 64-000190
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, same locality but rainforest, leafmould, ANIC berlesate 55, 9 January 1968, M. Upton, ANIC 64-000187
  • Paratype(s): 3 males, 1 female, Monga, NSW, -35.5833 149.9167 (in ANIC database as 35°35'S 149°55'E) ±2 km, rainforest, ANIC berlesate 72, 27 February 1968, M. Upton and L. Mound, ANIC 64-000188
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, Cobbanah Creek, Vic, -37.6367 147.2358 (published as 37°38'12"S 147°14'09"E) ±25 m, 320 m, 25 November 2004, R. Mesibov and T. Moule, NMV K-10662, K-10663
  • Paratype(s): 4 females, same details, NMV K-10664 - K-10667
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, 3 females, 1 stadium 7 female, Uralla Nature Reserve, Trafalgar, Vic, -38.2319 146.1444 (published as 38°13'55"S 146°08'40"E) ±25 m, 200 m, 2 August 2005, R. Mesibov, NMV K-10673 - K-10678
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 female in copula, Buldah Gap Road, S of Buldah, Vic, -37.3069 149.1658 (published as 37°18'25"S 149°09'57"E) ±25 m, 560 m, 10 November 2006, R. Mesibov and T. Moule, NMV K-10682, K-10683
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 female, same details, NMV K-10684, K-10685
 

Orthorhachis gloriosa Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis gloriosa
  • Orthorhachis gloriosa Mesibov 2008: 29 (first description); Fig. 18 (p. 29)
    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, Mt Glorious, Qld, -27.3381 152.7633 (in QM database as 27°20'17"S 152°45'48"E) ±500 m, Hiller property, rainforest pitfall 91, 1977-78, G. Monteith, QM S83671
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, details as for holotype, QM S83672
 

Orthorhachis inflata Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis inflata
  • Orthorhachis inflata Mesibov 2008: 30 (first description); Fig. 19 (p. 31)
    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, Wilson River Reserve via Bellangty, NSW, -31.3000 152.4833 (in AM database as 31°12'S 152°28'E) ±2 km, November 1966, D.K. McAlpine, AM KS.94159
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, details as for holotype, AM KS.94152
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, details as for holotype, AM KS.94160
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 female, Fifes Knob Road, ca 3 km from Fifes Fire Trail, Carrai State Forest, NSW, -30.9089 152.3700 (published as 30°54'32"S 152°22'12"E) ±25 m, 38CM, 4 February - 9 April 1993, M. Gray and G. Cassis, AM KS.94877
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Barrington Tops, NSW, January 1926, C. Barrett, NMV K-10688 [-31.9833 151.4500 ±10 km]
 

Orthorhachis jubata Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis jubata
  • Orthorhachis jubata Mesibov 2008: 31 (first description); Fig. 20 (p. 32)
    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, Palm Grove, Tamborine, Qld, -27.9311 153.2053 (in QM database as 27°55'52"S 153°12'19"E) ±500 m, pitfall 37A, 1972?, G. and S. Monteith, QM S83673
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Mt Tamborine, Qld, rainforest, pit traps, 1979, J. Grimshaw, QM S83674 [-27.9690 153.1980 ±5 km]
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 female, Numinbah Arch, Qld, -28.2308 153.2436 (in QM database as 28°13'51"S 153°14'37"E) ±500 m, rainforest, pitfall, 1 January - 29 February 1992, D.J. Cook, QM S83675
 

Orthorhachis kerewong Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis kerewong
  • Orthorhachis kerewong Mesibov 2008: 33 (first description); Figs 1F (p. 3), 4C (p. 6), 5E (p. 7), 7B (p. 10), 21 (p. 34)
    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, Kerewong State Forest, NSW, -31.6000 152.5667 (in AM database as 31°36'S 152°34'E) ±2 km, 20 November 1978, D. Milledge, AM KS.94911
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, 1 female, details as for holotype but November 1978, AM KS.94910
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Middle Brother State Forest, NSW, -31.6667 152.6833 (in AM database as 31°40'S 152°41'E) ±2 km, field no. 1556, pitfall trap, 15 December 1978, D. Milledge, AM KS.16112
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Bruxner Park, 5 km N of Coffs Harbour, NSW, 150 m, rainforest pitfall 104/B1, 1980-81, G. Monteith, QM S83676 [-30.2500 153.1000 ±1 km]
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, 1 stadium 7 male, 1 stadium 6 male, Poverty Point, SE of Tenterfield, NSW, 1160 m, rainforest pitfall 94, 1978-79, G. Monteith, QM S83677 [-29.1000 152.3167 ±2 km]
 

Orthorhachis monteithi Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis monteithi
  • Orthorhachis monteithi Mesibov 2008: 34 (first description); Fig. 22 (p. 35)
    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, Mt Superbus, Qld, summit, -28.2253 152.4547 (in QM database as 28°13'31"S 152°27'17"E) ±500 m, 1300 m, 8-9 February 1990, G. Monteith, G. Thompson and H. Janetzki, QM S83679
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, locality as for holotype, 1350 m, rainforest, stick brushings, 24 October 1998, G. Monteith, QM berlesate 973, QM S83682
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 stadium 7 female, Mt Asplenium, Qld, -28.1586 152.4336 (in QM database as 28°09'31"S 152°26'01"E) ±500 m, 18-20 December 1992, G. Monteith, QM S83680
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 stadium 7 female, same details but 29-30 January 1993, QM S83681
 

Orthorhachis oresbia Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis oresbia
  • Orthorhachis oresbia Mesibov 2008: 36 (first description); Fig. 23 (p. 36)
    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, The Big Culvert, 2.5 km ENE of Mt Observation, Vic, -37.5600 145.8708 (in NMV database as 37°33'36"S 145°52'15"E) ±100 m, pitfall traps, Nothofagus cunninghamii forest, 26 October - 28 December 1995, G. Milledge, NMV K-10689
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Cumberland Falls, Vic, -37.5667 145.8833 (in NMV database as 37°34'S 145°53'E) ±2 km, 27 May 1991, M.S. Harvey and M.E. Blosfelds, WAM T76139
 

Orthorhachis pallida Jeekel, 1985

  • Orthorhachis pallida
  • Orthorhachis pallida Jeekel 1985: 52 (first description); Figs 1-3 (p. 53)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (1985) Millipedes from Australia, 9: A new polydesmoid millipede from Queensland (Diplopoda, Polydesmida: Dalodesmidae). Entomologische Berichten (Amsterdam) 45: 50-55.
  • Orthorhachis pallida Shelley et al. 2000: 118 (in genus catalogue, cited as type of Orthorhachis)
    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.
  • Orthorhachis pallida Jeekel 2006: 73 (cited as type of Orthorhachis), 74 (in species key)
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2006) Millipedes from Australia, 21: Two new species of the genus Orthorhachis Jeekel from caves in New South Wales (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Dalodesmidae). Myriapod Memoranda 9: 73-78.
  • Orthorhachis pallida Mesibov 2008: 37 (redescription); Figs 1E (p. 3), 2C (p. 4), 5C (p. 7), 6D (p. 9), 24 (p. 38)
    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, Bunya Mountains National Park, Koonawarra near Mt Kiangarow, 27 km WSW of Tarong, Qld, Australia Expedition station 45, along nature trail in dry type rainforest, under logs, 23 October 1980, C.A.W. Jeekel and A.M. Jeekel-Rijvers, ZMA [-26.8167 151.5500 ±5 km]
  • Paratype(s): None
 

Orthorhachis paradoxalis Jeekel, 2006

  • Orthorhachis paradoxalis
  • Orthorhachis paradoxalis Jeekel 2006: 74 (in species key, and first description); Figs.
    Jeekel, C.A.W. (2006) Millipedes from Australia, 21: Two new species of the genus Orthorhachis Jeekel from caves in New South Wales (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Dalodesmidae). Myriapod Memoranda 9: 73-78.
  • Orthorhachis paradoxalis Mesibov 2008: 39 (redescription); Figs 4A, 4B (p. 6), 25 (p. 39)
    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, Paradox Cave, J48, Jenolan, NSW, 2 January 1973, E. Hamilton Smith, SAM BS2183, sample missing [-33.8167 150.0167 ±2 km]
  • Paratype(s): None
 

Orthorhachis serrata Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis serrata
  • Orthorhachis serrata Mesibov 2008: 40 (first description); Fig. 26 (p. 41)
    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, N along Wallaby Creek Road, Beaury State Forest, NSW, -28.4131 152.4608 (published as 28°24'47"S 152°27'39"E) ±25 m, pitfall trap, 4 February - 9 April 1993, M. Gray and G. Cassis, AM KS.103053
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, 1 female, details as for holotype, AM KS.93759
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 female, same details but 1.9 km along Tucker Box Road from Tooloom rest area, Beaury State Forest, NSW, -28.4733 152.4003 (published as 28°28'24"S 152°24'01"E) ±25 m, AM KS.93751
 

Orthorhachis tallagandensis Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis tallagandensis
  • Orthorhachis tallagandensis Mesibov 2008: 42 (first description); Fig. 27 (p. 42)
    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, Approx. 750 m NE of apex of Mt Bollard, Tallaganda State Forest, NSW, -35.6539 149.4789 (published as 35°39'14"S 149°28'44"E) ±25 m, 1110 m, CBCR3-033L, leaf litter, 15 March 1999, J. Tarnawski and S. Lassau, AM KS.93483
  • Paratype(s): None
 

Orthorhachis vinnula Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis vinnula
  • Orthorhachis vinnula Mesibov 2008: 43 (first description); Fig. 28 (p. 44)
    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, Bennison Plains, Vic, -37.4703 146.7289 (published in error as 37°23'13"S 146°43'44"E; should be 37°28'13"S) ±25 m, 1310 m, under fallen bark in eucalypt woodland, 21 April 2008, R. Mesibov and T. Moule, NMV K-10690
  • Paratype(s): 7 males, details as for holotype, NMV K-10691 - K-10697
  • Paratype(s): 7 females, details as for holotype, NMV K-10698 - K-10704
 

Orthorhachis weiri Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis weiri
  • Orthorhachis weiri Mesibov 2008: 44 (first description); Figs 7C (p. 10), 29 (p. 45)
    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, Cobark Forest Park, Barrington Tops State Forest, NSW, -31.9000 151.5833 (in ANIC database as 31°54'S 151°35'E) ±2 km, ANIC berlesate 754, leaf litter, Nothofagus rainforest, 15 November 1981, T. Weir and A. Calder, ANIC 64-000191
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 female, details as for holotype, ANIC 64-000192
 

Orthorhachis yabbra Mesibov, 2008

  • Orthorhachis yabbra
  • Orthorhachis yabbra Mesibov 2008: 46 (first description); Fig. 30 (p. 46)
    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, Yabbra State Forest, NSW, -28.5000 152.6667 (in AM database as 28°30'S 152°40'E) ±2 km, 2 April 1992, collector unknown, AM KS.36844
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, locality as for holotype but 27 February 1992, M. Gray and D. Charley, AM KS.36833
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, The Head, via Killarney, Qld, -28.2472 152.4739 (in QM database as 28°14'50"S 152°28'26"E) ±500 m, rainforest, pitfall 22B, 1974-75, G. and S. Monteith, QM S83693