Epiperipatus trinidadensis

Epiperipatus trinidadensis is a species of velvet worm in the Peripatidae family.[1] Males of this species have 27 to 30 pairs of legs; females have 29 to 32.[2] The type locality is in Trinidad.[3]

Epiperipatus trinidadensis
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E. trinidadensis
Binomial name
Epiperipatus trinidadensis
(Sedgwick, 1888)
Synonyms
  • Peripatus trinidadensis (Sedgwick 1888)
  • Peripatus trinitatis (Bouvier 1905)
  • Peripatus (Epiperipatus) trinidadensis (Clark 1913)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oliveira I.; Hering L. & Mayer, G. "Updated Onychophora checklist". Onychophora Website. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  2. ^ Brues, Charles T. (1911). "A new species of Peripatus from Grenada, with observations on other species of the genus". Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 54: 303–318 – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.
  3. ^ Oliveira, I. S.; Read, V. M. S. J.; Mayer, G. (2012). "A world checklist of Onychophora (velvet worms), with notes on nomenclature and status of names". ZooKeys (211): 1–70. doi:10.3897/zookeys.211.3463. PMC 3426840. PMID 22930648.