2016, Vol. 3 Issue 2, Part B
Diversity of millipedes (Myriapoda: Diplopoda) In Yelagiri hills, Eastern Ghats, Vellore district, Tamil Nadu
Author(s): Y Chezhian, S Prabakaran
Abstract: Species diversity of thernmillipedes (Diplopoda) of Yelagiri hills of Southern Eastern Ghats of TamilrnNadu, India. Ten species of millipedes were identified; Gyrodrepanum lamprumrn(Chamberlin, 1920), Anoplodesmus saussurii (Humbert, 1865), Arthrosphaerarnbrandtii (Humbert, 1865), Arthrosphaera disticta Pocock, 1895, Arthrosphaerarnfumosa Pocock, 1895, Arthrosphaera magna Attems, 1936, Arthrosphaerarnlutescens (Butler, 1872), Arthrosphaera thurstoni Pocock, 1895, Trigoniulusrncorallinus (Gervais, 1847) and Xenobolus carnifex (Fabricius, 1775),rnbelonging to four families and three orders were recorded from the differentrnhabitat of Yelagiri hills of Southern Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu. The genus Arthrosphaerarnis more dominant than other genera.
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How to cite this article:
Y Chezhian, S Prabakaran. Diversity of millipedes (Myriapoda: Diplopoda) In Yelagiri hills, Eastern Ghats, Vellore district, Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies. 2016; 3(2): 91-97.