Millipedes new to science

Three new genera of Craspedosomatid millipede (out of seven found) and nine new species (out of ten found) were collected during David Bilton' s and BMIG's excursions to Galicia, NW Spain, in 1993 and 2004 respectively.

The new species include Galicisoma n.g. desmondkimei n.sp.; Galicisoma n.g. biltoni n.sp. and Turdulisoma helenreadae n.sp., which are named in honour of some of those prolific BMIG members who participated.

Reference: Jean-Paul Mauriès (2015) Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Toulouse, 150, 2014, 27-57.



Saturday, 18 April, 2015

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