Harpagophoridae

Harpagophoridae is a family of round-backed millipedes of the order Spirostreptida. The family includes 269 species belonging to 55 genera,[1] distributed in Africa, Southeast Asia, and the East Indies, as well as a few Indian Oceanic islands. Two subfamilies are recognized.[2]

Harpagophoridae
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Harpagophoridae

Attems, 1909
Diversity
c. 55 genera, 269 species

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Family Harpagophoridae". GBIF. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Revision of the Harpagophoridae (Diplopoda, Spirostreptida) of southern Africa, including descriptions of five new species" (PDF). African Invertebrates. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  3. ^ "The distribution of southern African Harpagophoridae Attems, 1909 (Diplopoda: Spirostreptida)" (PDF). African Invertebrates. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  4. ^ "A New Th yropygine Milliped from Sabah (Spirostreptida: Harpagophoridae)" (PDF). International Journal of Myriapodology. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  5. ^ Redman, Guy T.; Hamer, Michelle L.; Slotow, Robert H.; Barraclough, David A. (2010). "Description of Two New Species of Zinophora Chamberlin, 1927 (Diplopoda: Spirostreptida: Harpagophoridae), with Discussion of Species Groups in the Genus". African Invertebrates. KwaZulu-Natal Museum. 51 (2): 385–396. doi:10.5733/afin.051.0207.