Zoological Studies

Vol. 60, 2021

(update: 2021.03.15)
 

Two New Species of the Brazilian Millipede Genus Rhicnosthetus Hoffman, 2006 (Polydesmida: Chelodesmidae), Including a Key to Males

Rodrigo Salvador Bouzan1,2,*, Luiz Felipe Moretti Iniesta1,2, and Antonio Domingos Brescovit1

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1Laboratório de Coleções Zoológicas, Instituto Butantan, Avenida Vital Brasil, 1500, 05503-090, São Paulo, Brasil. *Correspondence: E-mail: rodrigobouzan@outlook.com (Bouzan)
 E-mail: antonio.brescovit@butantan.gov.br (Brescovit)
2Pós-graduação em Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil. E-mail: luiz-moretti@hotmail.com (Iniesta)

Received 9 November 2019 / Accepted 18 February 2021
Communicated by Benny K.K. Chan

The genus Rhicnosthetus Hoffman, 2006 is revisited. Two new species from state of Mato Grosso, Brazil are described: Rhicnosthetus chagasi sp. nov. and Rhicnosthetus penabarbosai sp. nov. In addition, a new record for R. rondoni Hoffman, 2006, a key to males and a distribution map of all species are included.

Key words: Neotropical, Diplopoda, Millipedes, Chelodesminae, Amazon rainforest.

Citation: Bouzan RS, Iniesta LFM, Brescovit AD. 2021. Two new species of the Brazilian millipede genus Rhicnosthetus Hoffman, 2006 (Polydesmida: Chelodesmidae), including a key to males. Zool Stud 60:0w. doi:-.