Four new species of the millipede genus Rhinocricus Karsch, 1881 (Diplopoda: Spirobolida: Rhinocricidae) from Brazil

Patrícia Elesbão da Silva Rodrigues

Resumo


The genus Rhinocricus Karsch, 1881 currently includes more than 60 species described or registered from Brazil. In this paper, four new species of the genus Rhinocricus from southern and southeastern Brazil are described and illustrated: Rhinocricus sooretama sp. nov., Rhinocricus bifurcatus sp. nov., Rhinocricus montenegrinus sp. nov., and Rhinocricus fortaleza sp. nov.. All the new species are based on both sexes.




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