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First continental troglobiont Cylindroiulus millipede (Diplopoda, Julida, Julidae)

Published on Nov 8, 2018in ZooKeys1.143
路 DOI :10.3897/zookeys.795.27619
Ana Sofia P.S. Reboleira9
Estimated H-index: 9
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Henrik Enghoff17
Estimated H-index: 17
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#2Henrik Enghoff (Wild Center)H-Index: 17
We present a checklist of subterranean millipedes from the Iberian Peninsula. Among the 16 orders of millipedes present worldwide, nine are represented in the Iberian Peninsula, of which five have troglobiont species: Polyxenida, Glomerida, Polydesmida, Chordeumatida and Julida. Currently, 75 species of troglobiont millipedes are known from the Iberian Peninsula, although only 68 have been described so far. Most of this diversity occurs in Spain, while only seven species are known from Portugal,...
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For each of the 593 species of the millipede order Julida known from Europe, available information on taxonomy, distribution and habitat is summarized, and the distribution in 50 脳 50 km UTM squares is shown on a map.
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