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Diaphorodesmus Silvestri, 1896

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Silvestri, F. (1896). I Diplopodi. Parte I. - Sistematica. Annali del Museo civico di storia naturale di Genova, serie 2, 16: 121-254, available online at
page(s): 197 [details]   
Sierwald, P.; Decker, P.; Spelda, J. (2024). MilliBase. Diaphorodesmus Silvestri, 1896. Accessed at: on 2024-04-21
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original description Silvestri, F. (1896). I Diplopodi. Parte I. - Sistematica. Annali del Museo civico di storia naturale di Genova, serie 2, 16: 121-254, available online at
page(s): 197 [details]   

original description  (of Campodesmoides VandenSpiegel, Golovatch & Nzoko Fiemapong, 2015) VandenSpiegel, D.; Golovatch, S. I.; Nzoko Fiemapong, A. R. (2015). Two new species, including one representing a new genus, of the West African millipede family Campodesmidae (Diplopoda: Polydesmida). <em>European Journal of Taxonomy.</em> 139: 1-11., available online at
page(s): 2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

taxonomy source Chamberlin, R. V. (1952). An arrangement of the Prepodesmidae, a family of African millipeds. <em>Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences.</em> 42: 327-333.
page(s): 327; note: placed in Prepodesmidae, Prepodesminae [details]   

taxonomy source Attems, C. M. T. Graf von (1938). Myriapoda 3. Polydesmoidea II. Fam. Leptodesmidae, Platyrhachidae, Oxydesmidae, Gomphodesmidae. Das Tierreich, 69: 1-487. Berlin
page(s): 371; note: placed in Cordyloporinae [details]   

taxonomy source Demange, J.-M.; Mauriès, J.-P. (1975). Myriapodes - Diplopodes des Monts Nimba et Tonkoui (Cote d'Ivoire, Guinée) récoltés par M. Lamotte et ses collaborateurs de 1942 à 1961. <em>Annalen, Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika - Zoologische wetenschappen.</em> 212: 1-192. Tervuren.
page(s): 139; note: placed in Cordyloporinae  [details]   

taxonomy source Hoffman, R. L. (1980). Classification of the Diplopoda. 1-237. Genève.
page(s): 155; note: subfamily Prepodesminae [details]   

additional source Jeekel, C. A. W. (1971). Nomenclator generum et familiarum Diplopodorum: A list of the genus and family-group names in the Class Diplopoda from the 10th edition of Linnaeus, 1758, to the end of 1957. Monografieen van de Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging, 5: 1-412. Amsterdam
page(s): 259 [details]   

additional source Attems, C. M. T. Graf von (1899). System der Polydesmiden. II. Theil. Denkschriften der Akademie der Wissenschaften Wien, mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klassen, 68: 251-436, available online at
page(s): 311 [details]   

additional source Verhoeff, K. W. (1938). Zur Kenntnis der Oxydesmiden. (Nach Objekten des Münchner Zoologischen Museums.). Zoologischer Anzeiger, 124(7): 161-174. Leipzig
page(s): 166 [details]   

additional source Cook, O. F. (1896). On the Xyodesmidae, a new family. Brandtia (A series of occasional papers an Diplopoda and other Arthropoda), 4: 15-17
page(s): 16 [details]   

source of synonymy VandenSpiegel, D.; Golovatch, S. I.; Mauriès, J.-P. (2016). Review of the western African millipede genus Diaphorodesmus Silvestri, 1896 (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Chelodesmidae), with the description of a similar, but new monotypic genus from Cameroon. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 600: 7-24.
page(s): 8 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

identification resource Attems, C. M. T. Graf von (1937). Polydesmoidea des Belgischen Congo. I. Nachtrag. Revue de zoologie et de botanique africaines, 30(1): 19-70. Bruxelles
page(s): 41; note: in key [details]   
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