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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

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.

Pages: 91-97  |  1172 Views  49 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Y Chezhian, S Prabakaran. Diversity of millipedes (Myriapoda: Diplopoda) In Yelagiri hills, Eastern Ghats, Vellore district, Tamil Nadu. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2016;3(2):91-97.
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