Polydesmida: Haplodesmidae: Prosopodesmus species

 

Prosopodesmus crater Mesibov, 2012

  • Prosopodesmus crater
  • Prosopodesmus crater Mesibov 2012: 35 (first description); Figs 1A (p. 36), 2A (p. 37), 3A (p. 38), 5A (p. 40)
    Mesibov, R. (2012) New species of Prosopodesmus Silvestri, 1910 (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Haplodesmidae) from Queensland, Australia. ZooKeys 190: 33-54.
  • Holotype: Male, Eacham National Park, Qld, -17.3000 145.6167 (in ANIC database as 17°18'S 145°37'E) ±2 km, 760 m, 28 June 1971, R.W. Taylor and J. Feehan, berlesate 344, rainforest, ANIC 64-000213
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 2 stadium 7 males, 2 stadium 7 females, 1 stadium 6 male, details as for holotype, ANIC 64-000212
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, details as for holotype but 1-7 October 1972, R.W. Taylor, berlesate 428, ANIC 64-000214
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 female, Downey Creek, 25 km SE of Millaa Millaa, Qld, -17.6800 145.7828 (in QM database as 17°40'48"S 145°46'58"E) ±500 m, 400 m, 7 December 1988, G. Monteith and G. Thompson, berlesate 813, rainforest, sieved litter, QM S91625
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 2 females, Cathedral Fig, Qld, -17.1811 145.6572 (in QM database as 17°10'52"S 145°39'26"E) ±500 m, 720 m, 7 February 1996, G. Monteith, berlesate 907, rainforest, sieved litter, QM S37593
 

Prosopodesmus kirrama Mesibov, 2012

  • Prosopodesmus kirrama
  • Prosopodesmus kirrama Mesibov 2012: 41 (first description); Figs 2B (p. 37), 3B (p. 38), 5B (p. 40)
    Mesibov, R. (2012) New species of Prosopodesmus Silvestri, 1910 (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Haplodesmidae) from Queensland, Australia. ZooKeys 190: 33-54.
  • Holotype: Male, Douglas Creek Road, Kirrama Range, Qld, -18.2250 145.8036 (in QM database as 18°13'30"S 145°48'13"E) ±500 m, 800 m, 10 December 1986, G. Monteith and G. Thompson, berlesate 731, rainforest, sieved litter, QM S91629
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 2 stadium 7 males, details as for holotype, QM S91628
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, Kirrama Range, Qld, -18.2158 145.7875 (in QM database as 18°12'57"S 145°47'15"E) ±500 m, 700 m, 9 December 1986, G. Monteith and G. Thompson, berlesate 730, QM S91627
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, 3 females, 1 stadium 6 male, near Yuccabine Creek, Kirrama Range, Qld, -18.2058 145.7631 (in QM database as 18°12'21"S 145°45'47"E) ±500 m, 700 m, 10 December 1986, G. Monteith and G. Thompson, berlesate 732, QM S91626
 

Prosopodesmus monteithi Mesibov, 2012

  • Prosopodesmus monteithi
  • Prosopodesmus monteithi Mesibov 2012: 42 (first description); Figs 1B (p. 36), 2C (37), 2D (37), 4 (p. 39), 5C (p. 40), 6 (p. 43)
    Mesibov, R. (2012) New species of Prosopodesmus Silvestri, 1910 (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Haplodesmidae) from Queensland, Australia. ZooKeys 190: 33-54.
  • Holotype: Male, 2 km SE of Mt Spurgeon via Mt Carbine, Qld, -16.4547 145.2072 (in QM database as 16°27'17"S 145°12'26"E) ±500 m, 1100 m, 20-21 December 1988, G. Monteith and G. Thompson, ex QM S18018, QM S91641
  • Paratype(s): 1 female, 1 stadium 7 male, 1 stadium 5 male, details as for holotype but 20 December 1988, berlesate 825, rainforest, sieved litter, QM S91640
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, 1 female, 7 km N of Mt Spurgeon, Qld, camp 2, -16.3753 145.2136 (in QM database as 16°22'31"S 145°12'49"E) ±500 m, 1200 m, 17-19 October 1991, G. Monteith, H. Janetzki, D. Cook and L. Roberts, QM S91639
 

Prosopodesmus panporus Blower and Rundle, 1980

  • Prosopodesmus panporus
  • Prosopodesmus panporus Blower and Rundle 1980: 27 (first description); Figs 1 (p. 28), 2, 3 (p. 29), 6-8 (p. 31)
    Blower, J.G. and Rundle, A.J. (1980) Prosopodesmus panporus, an interesting new species of polydesmoid millipede from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England. Myriapodologica 1(4): 27-34.
  • Prosopodesmus panporus Golovatch et al. 2009: 3 (in taxonomic discussion)
    Golovatch, S.I., Geoffroy, J.-J., Mauri├Ęs, J.-P. and VandenSpiegel, D. (2009) Review of the millipede family Haplodesmidae Cook, 1895, with descriptions of some new or poorly-known species (Diplopoda, Polydesmida). ZooKeys 7: 1-53.
  • Prosopodesmus panporus Mesibov 2012: 44 (redescription); Figs 2E (37), 7 (45)
    Mesibov, R. (2012) New species of Prosopodesmus Silvestri, 1910 (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Haplodesmidae) from Queensland, Australia. ZooKeys 190: 33-54.
  • Holotype: Male, Palm House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, UK, 16 May 1976, A.J. Rundle, extracted by hand from leaf litter in bed No. 1, slide-mounted in balsam, NHM
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, details as for holotype, VMNH
  • Paratype(s): 2 males, details as for holotype, IEA
  • Paratype(s): 1 male and 1 female found in copula, details as for holotype but 15 April 1976, bed No. 2, NHM
  • Paratype(s): 75 males, 41 females, 204 juveniles, details as for holotype but including Tullgren-extracted specimens, NHM
  • Note: The native range of P. panporus is on Cape York (see the Localities section of this website).