Nomenclatural changes and corrections for millipede species described by Manuel A. González-Sponga from Venezuela (Myriapoda: Diplopoda)

Abstract :

Nomenclatural discrepancies involving Diplopoda species described by González-Sponga from Venezuela are discussed and corrected. An emendation and subsequent spelling for the species Stemmiulus deantier González-Sponga, 2001 (Stemmiulida: Stemmiulidae) is proponed. Nine new combinations for the genus Mestosoma Silvestri, 1897 (Polydesmida: Paradoxosomatidae) are herein proposed: Mestosoma acariguensis (González-Sponga, 2004) comb. nov., Mestosoma brionensis (González-Sponga, 2004) comb. nov., Mestosoma casimiranus (González-Sponga, 2004) comb. nov., Mestosoma minaensis (González-Sponga, 2004) comb. nov., Mestosoma mirandensis (González-Sponga, 2004) comb. nov., Mestosoma monaguensis (González-Sponga, 2004) comb. nov., Mestosoma punctiaguda (González-Sponga, 2004) comb. nov., Mestosoma ramosa (González-Sponga, 2004) comb. nov., Mestosoma ramosa (González-Sponga, 2004) comb. nov.


Keyword :

Nomenclatural changes, Diplopoda, Stemmiulidae, Paradoxosomatidae, Stemmiulus, Mestosoma, Venezuela


Author(s) : Ascenção, A. A. de, Bueno-Villegas, J.
Downloads : 1884
Published Issue : 2013 Vol. 8 Number 1


2013 Vol. 8 Number 1