Snoqualmia, a new polydesmid milliped genus from the northwestern United States, with a description of two new species (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Polydesmidae)

Snoqualmia, new genus, is described for two species of polydesmid millipeds from the northwestern
United States: Snoqualmia snoqualmie, new species, from Washington State, and S. idaho, new species,
from Idaho. Males of 
Snoqualmia, new genus, is described for two species of polydesmid millipeds from the northwestern
United States: Snoqualmia snoqualmie, new species, from Washington State, and S. idaho, new species,
from Idaho. Males of S. idaho possess unusually complex gonopods, perhaps the most complex to be found in the Order
Polydesmida. Snoqualmia is placed in context with other polydesmid genera known from North America. The
polydesmid fauna of North America is discussed, as well as characters of the gonopods of the family.
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Author:William A. Shear
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-256235
ISSN:0749-6737
ISSN:1942-1354
Parent Title (English):Insecta Mundi
Series (Serial Number):Insecta Mundi (0238)
Publisher:Flora & Fauna Publ.
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Book
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2012/07/23
Date of first Publication:2012/06/15
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2012/07/23
Tag:Washington, Idaho, gonopods.
Pagenumber:15
Institutes:Extern
Dewey Decimal Classification:590 Tiere (Zoologie)
595 Arthropoden (Gliederfüßer)
Sammlungen:Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell 3.0

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