Polyxenida: Synxenidae: Phryssonotus species

 

Phryssonotus novaehollandiae (Silvestri, 1923)

  • Phryssonotus novaehollandiae
  • Synxenus Novaehollandiae Silvestri 1923: 9 (in species key), 14 (first description); Fig. 6 (p. 15)
    Silvestri, F. (1923) Notizia della presenza del genere Synxenus (Myriapoda, Diplopoda) in Catalogna e descrizione di quattro specie. Treballs del Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona 4(5): 5-15.
  • Synxenus Novaehollandiae Silvestri 1948: 304 (in species list)
    Silvestri, F. (1948) Distribuzione del genere Synxenus Silv. (Diplopoda-Penicillata). Atti dell'Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rendiconti, Classe di Scienze Fisiche, matematiche e naturali 5: 303-305.
  • Phryssonotus novaehollandiae Condé 1954: 75 (in taxonomic discussion, as Synxenus novaehollandiae), 78 (in list of Phryssonotus species; new combination)
    Condé, B. (1954) Les diplopodes Pénicillates de l'ambre et la faune actuelle. Bulletin de la Société zoologique de France 79(1): 74-78.
  • Phryssonotus novaehollandiae Condé and Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin 1984: 48 (mention of Qld specimen; see Other records, below)
    Condé, B. and Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin, M. (1984) Diplopodes pénicillates de Papouasie et de Borneo. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 91(1): 47-55.
  • Phryssonotus novaehollandiae Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin and Geoffroy 2003: 101 (in Polyxenida catalogue)
    Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin, M. and Geoffroy, J.-J. (2003) A revised comprehensive checklist, relational database, and taxonomic system of reference for the bristly millipedes of the world (Diplopoda, Polyxenida). African Invertebrates 44(1): 89-101.
  • Phryssonotus novaehollandiae Rasnitsyn and Golovatch 2004: 153 (first mention in review of genus), 156 (in taxonomic discussion, suggest P. capensis and P. novaehollandiae may be conspecific)
    Rasnitsyn, A.P. and Golovatch, S.I. (2004) The identity of Phryssonotus burmiticus (Cockerell, 1917) (Diplopoda, Polyxenida, Synxenidae) in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar. Journal of Systematic Paleontology 2(2): 153-157.
  • Phryssonotus novaehollandiae Short and Huynh 2006: 214 (redescription); Figs 2 (p. 213), 3 (p. 214), 4 (p. 215), 5 (p. 216), 6 (p. 218), 7 (p. 219), 8 (p. 220), 9 (p. 221)
    Short, M. and Huynh, C. (2006) Redescription of Phryssonotus novaehollandiae (Silvestri, 1923) with details of post-embryonic stadia. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 53(2): 211-222.
  • Phryssonotus novaehollandiae Condé and Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin 2008: 293 (in list of species included in Phryssonotus)
    Condé, B. and Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin, M. (2008) Classification actuelle des Diplopodes Pénicillates (Myriapodes) avec nouvelles définitions des taxa. Bulletin de la Société zoologique de France 133(4): 291-302.
  • Phryssonotus novaehollandiae Short and Huynh 2009: 695 (in taxonomic discussion)
    Short, M. and Huynh, C. (2009) Phryssonotus novaehollandiae Silvestri, 1923: the sole Australian representative of the millipede Family Synxenidae. Soil Organisms 81(3): 695-700.
  • Holotype: Stadium 5 juvenile, Mt Lofty, SA, 16 April 1913 [Silvestri 1923: 5], F. Silvestri, repository unknown [-34.9740 138.7090 ±5 km]
  • Paratype(s): None
  • Note: Short and Huynh: '...possibly in the Silvestri type collection formerly housed at Portici, now moved to the Museum of Genoa...' (2006: 214). A recent search for the holotype by the Genoa collection curator was unsuccessful (M. Short, pers. comm. 19 February 2008).