Polyxenida: Polyxenidae: Unixenus species

 

Unixenus attemsi Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin and Condé, 1967

  • Unixenus attemsi
  • Unixenus attemsi Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin and Condé 1967: 68 (first description); Figs 9 (p. 69), 10 (p. 71)
    Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin, M. and Condé, B. (1967) Morphologie et géonémie du genre Monographis Attems. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institut (ns) 64: 43-81.
  • Unixenus attemsi 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.
  • Unixenus attemsi Short and Huynh 2011: 107 (redescription), 121 (in identification key); Figs 1A (p. 108), 2 (p. 109), 3C, 3D (p. 110)
    Short, M. and Huynh, C. (2011) The genus Unixenus Jones, 1944 (Diplopoda, Penicillata, Polyxenida) in Australia. ZooKeys 156: 105-122.
  • Holotype: Female adult (labeled 'A' by Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin and Condé 1967: 68), Torbay, WA, Hamburger südwest-australischen Forschungsreise station 162, 19 August 1905 (Michaelsen and Hartmeyer 1907: 116), W. Michaelsen and R. Hartmeyer, ZMH [-35.0333 117.6333 ±5 km]
  • Paratype(s): 1 adult female labeled 'B', details as for holotype, ZMH
  • Note: The Torbay specimens were misidentified by Attems (1911: 148, 167) as the South African species Monographis schultzei Attems, 1909 (now Afraustraloxenodes schultzei; see Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin and Geoffroy 2003: 98). This M. schultzei record reappeared in later works, e.g. Attems (1914: 135), Chamberlin (1920a: 85) and Verhoeff (1924: 37)
 

Unixenus barrabaensis Short and Huynh, 2013

  • Unixenus barrabaensis
  • Unixenus barrabaensis Short and Huynh 2013: 81 (first description), 88 (in species key); Figs 3A-3I (p. 82)
    Short, M. and Huynh, C. (2013) Four new species of Unixenus Jones, 1944 (Diplopoda, Penicillata, Polyxenida) from Australia. ZooKeys 278: 75-90.
  • Holotype: Female, Crown Reserve, Woods Reef, between road and Nangahrah Creek, NSW, -30.3942 150.7356 (in AM database as 30°23'39"S 150°44'08"E) ±25 m, pitfall traps 18 November - 9 December 2001, H. Doherty and M. Elliot, AM KS.119545 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 stadium 7 male, details as for holotype, AM KS.119546 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 stadium 7 male, Crown Reserve, 8.9 km along Bukkulla-Ashford Road, NSW, -29.4331 151.0717 (in AM database as 29°25'59"S 151°04'18"E) ±25 m, pitfall traps 22 November - 13 December 2001, H. Doherty and M. Elliot, AM KS.119547 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 stadium 7 female, Oaky Creek Nature Reserve, at base of E side of Melville Range, NSW, -31.1086 150.6222 (in AM database as 31°06'31"S 150°37'20"E) ±25 m, wet pitfall traps 17 November - 8 December 2001, L. Wilkie and H. Smith, AM KS.119548 on slide
 

Unixenus carnarvonensis Short and Huynh, 2013

  • Unixenus carnarvonensis
  • Unixenus carnarvonensis Short and Huynh 2013: 77 (first description), 88 (in species key); Figs 1A-1K (p. 78)
    Short, M. and Huynh, C. (2013) Four new species of Unixenus Jones, 1944 (Diplopoda, Penicillata, Polyxenida) from Australia. ZooKeys 278: 75-90.
  • Holotype: Female, Meedo Station, WA, site MO3, -25.6536 114.6269 (in WAM database as 25°39'13"S 114°37'37"E) ±100 m, wet pitfall traps 22 August - 11 October 1994, P. West et al, WAM T71123 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 female, details as for holotype, WAM T127781 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Woodleigh Station, WA, site WO5, -26.1958 114.4231 (in WAM database as 26°11'45"S 114°25'23"E) ±100 m, wet pitfall traps 22 August - 10 October 1994, M. Harvey et al, WAM T71120 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 female, same details, WAM T127782 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 female, same details, WAM T127783 on slide
 

Unixenus corringlensis Short and Huynh, 2013

  • Unixenus corringlensis
  • Unixenus corringlensis Short and Huynh 2013: 79 (first description), 88 (in species key); Figs 2A-2I (p. 80)
    Short, M. and Huynh, C. (2013) Four new species of Unixenus Jones, 1944 (Diplopoda, Penicillata, Polyxenida) from Australia. ZooKeys 278: 75-90.
  • Holotype: Female, Corringle State Forest, NSW, -33.6667 147.2500 (33°40'00"S 147°15'00"E) ±1 km, 21-26 March 1996, D. Smith, AM KS.119541 on slide [Georeference corrected as in Short & Huynh (2013b)]
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, details as for holotype, AM KS.119540 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 female, Severn State Forest, Atholwood Loop Road, NSW, -29.0744 151.0147 (in AM database as 29°04'28"S 151°00'53"E) ±25 m, wet pitfall traps 22 November - 13 December 2001, L. Wilkie and H. Smith, AM KS.119542 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 stadium 7 male, same details, AM KS.87406 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 female, Newnes State Forest, Birds Rock Flora Reserve, 0.6 km from Sunnyside Ridge Road, NSW, -33.3286 150.1925 (in AM database as 33°19'43"S 150°11'33"E) ±25 m, 23 Feb 2006, G.A. Milledge, J. Tarnawski and M. Beatson, litter sampling, AM KS.119543 on slide
 

Unixenus corticolus Short and Huynh, 2011

  • Unixenus corticolus
  • Unixenus corticolus Short and Huynh 2011: 117 (first description), 122 (in identification key); Figs 1D (p. 108), 6 (p. 118), 7 (p. 120)
    Short, M. and Huynh, C. (2011) The genus Unixenus Jones, 1944 (Diplopoda, Penicillata, Polyxenida) in Australia. ZooKeys 156: 105-122.
  • Holotype: Male, Deep Lead Flora and Fauna Park, near Stawell, Vic, -37.0106 142.7386 (in NMV database as 37°00'38"S 142°44'19"E) ±100 m, in Eucalyptus bark, 17 June 2005, M. Short and C. Huynh, NMV K-11507 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, details as for holotype, NMV K-11508 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 5 females, details as for holotype, NMV K-11509 - K-11513 on slides
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Tidal River, Wilsons Promontory, Vic, -39.0317 146.3136 (in NMV database as 39°01'54"S 146°18'49"E) ±100 m, in Melaleuca bark, 1 November 2005, C. Huynh, NMV K-11514 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 female, same details, NMV K-11515 on slide
 

Unixenus karajinensis Short and Huynh, 2011

  • Unixenus karajinensis
  • Unixenus karajinensis Short and Huynh 2011: 113 (first description), 122 (in identification key); Figs 1C (p. 108), 4 (p. 114), 5 (p. 115)
    Short, M. and Huynh, C. (2011) The genus Unixenus Jones, 1944 (Diplopoda, Penicillata, Polyxenida) in Australia. ZooKeys 156: 105-122.
  • Unixenus karajinensis Short and Huynh 2013: 87 (revised diagnosis), 88 (in species key)
    Short, M. and Huynh, C. (2013) Four new species of Unixenus Jones, 1944 (Diplopoda, Penicillata, Polyxenida) from Australia. ZooKeys 278: 75-90.
  • Holotype: Male, Wittenoom Gorge, asbestos mine, WA, W.D. Temperton, WAM T71106 on slide [-22.3167 118.3167 (in WAM database as 22°19'S 118°19'E) ±5 km]
  • Paratype(s): 6 females, details as for holotype, WAM T116452 - T116457 on slides
  • Paratype(s): 4 females, Tom Price, WA, 727 m, 6 February 1978, C.E. Chobanoff, WAM T116458 - T116461 on slides [-22.6940 117.7950 (in WAM database as 22°41'S 117°47'E) ±5 km]
  • Paratype(s): 3 males, same details, WAM T116462 - T116464 on slides
 

Unixenus mjoebergi (Verhoeff, 1924)

  • Unixenus mjoebergi
  • Monographis mjöbergi Verhoeff 1924: 38 (first description)
    Verhoeff, K.W. (1924) Results of Dr. E. Mjöberg's scientific expeditions to Australia 1910-1913. 34. Myriapoda: Diplopoda. Arkiv för Zoologi 16(5): 1-142, pls 1-5.
  • Unixenus mjöbergi Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin and Condé 1967: 72 (redescription), 74 (new combination?; see Note below); Figs 11 (p. 73), 12 (p. 75)
    Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin, M. and Condé, B. (1967) Morphologie et géonémie du genre Monographis Attems. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institut (ns) 64: 43-81.
  • Unixenus mjöbergi 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.
  • Unixenus mjoebergi Short and Huynh 2011: 111 (redescription), 121 (in identification key); Figs 1B (p. 108), 3A, 3B, 3E (p. 110)
    Short, M. and Huynh, C. (2011) The genus Unixenus Jones, 1944 (Diplopoda, Penicillata, Polyxenida) in Australia. ZooKeys 156: 105-122.
  • Syntype(s): Female adult labelled Monographis mjöbergi [described as 'paratype' by Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin and Condé 1967: 72], Kimberley District, WA, [1910-1911?], E. Mjöberg, MCZ [-18.2500 126.0000 ±200 km!]
  • Note: Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin and Condé (1967) do not head their redescription of this species 'Unixenus mjöbergi' on p. 72, instead referring it to Unixenus in their discussion on p. 74. The first use of the combination Unixenus mjöbergi occurs in the caption to Fig. 11 on p. 73
 

Unixenus myallensis Short and Huynh, 2013

  • Unixenus myallensis
  • Unixenus myallensis Short and Huynh 2013: 83 (first description), 88 (in species key); Figs 4A-4L (p. 84)
    Short, M. and Huynh, C. (2013) Four new species of Unixenus Jones, 1944 (Diplopoda, Penicillata, Polyxenida) from Australia. ZooKeys 278: 75-90.
  • Holotype: Female, Myall Lakes National Park, 3.8 km South of Mungo Brush campsite, NSW, -32.5792 152.2908 (in AM database as 32°34'45"S 152°17'27"E) ±25 m, ca 300-500 m, wet pitfall traps 14-24 May 1998, L. Wilkie, AM KS.93670 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 stadium 7 male, details as for holotype, AM KS.94096 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 female, same details but wet pitfall traps 26 November 1997, AM KS.93660 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 male, Wyrrabalong National Park, NSW, -33.2797 151.5444 (in AM database as 33°16'47"S, 151°32'40"E) ±25 m, wet pitfall traps 27 November 1997, L. Wilkie, AM KS.93662 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 stadium 7 male, same details, AM KS.119556 on slide
  • Paratype(s): 1 stadium 7 female, same details, AM KS.93663 on slide