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Epistreptus Silvestri, 1897

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Species Epistreptus oscenus Silvestri, 1897
Species Epistreptus sabanilla Krabbe, 1982
Species Epistreptus silvestrii Kraus, 1955

Species Epistreptus angustifrons (Brölemann, 1902) accepted as Cladostreptus angustifrons (Brölemann, 1902)
Species Epistreptus anulatus (Attems, 1914) accepted as Sechelleptus anulatus (Attems, 1914)
Species Epistreptus austerus Attems, 1950 accepted as Tropostreptus austerus (Attems, 1950)
Species Epistreptus australis (Attems, 1914) accepted as Kartinikus australis Attems, 1914
Species Epistreptus biramus (Attems, 1943) accepted as Microtrullius biramus Attems, 1943
Species Epistreptus cerasopus (Attems, 1914) accepted as Pseudotibiozus cerasopus (Attems, 1914)
Species Epistreptus colonus (Attems, 1914) accepted as Kartinikus colonus Attems, 1914
Species Epistreptus confragosus (Karsch, 1881) accepted as Mayastreptus confragosus (Karsch, 1881)
Species Epistreptus confusus (Attems, 1950) accepted as Sechelleptus confusus (Attems, 1950)
Species Epistreptus convolutus (Saussure & Zehntner, 1902) accepted as Sechelleptus pyrhozonus (Gerstäcker, 1873)
Species Epistreptus coriaceus (Saussure & Zehntner, 1902) accepted as Sechelleptus coriaceus (De Saussure & Zehntner, 1901)
Species Epistreptus dipticus (Brölemann, 1904) accepted as Cladostreptus dipticus (Brölemann, 1904)
Species Epistreptus ehlersi Silvestri, 1898 accepted as Isoporostreptus ehlersi (Silvestri, 1898)
Species Epistreptus eustriatus Chamberlin, 1923 accepted as Spirostreptus eustriatus (Chamberlin, 1923)
Species Epistreptus garambanus (Chamberlin, 1927) accepted as Spirostreptus garambanus Chamberlin, 1927
Species Epistreptus hamatus (Demange, 1977) accepted as Tropostreptus hamatus (Demange, 1977)
Species Epistreptus heterothyreus (Karsch, 1881) accepted as Isoporostreptus heterothyreus (Karsch, 1881)
Species Epistreptus iheringii (Brölemann, 1902) accepted as Hemigymnostreptus iheringii (Brölemann, 1902)
Species Epistreptus laetus (Chamberlin, 1922) accepted as Mayastreptus laetus (Chamberlin, 1922)
Species Epistreptus lambertoni (Brölemann, 1923) accepted as Sechelleptus lambertoni (Brölemann, 1923)
Species Epistreptus lobifer Attems, 1951 accepted as Sechelleptus lobifer (Attems, 1951)
Species Epistreptus montanus (Attems, 1909) accepted as Thiangetastreptus montanus (Attems, 1909)
Species Epistreptus obscurus Attems, 1951 accepted as Sechelleptus obscurus (Attems, 1951)
Species Epistreptus oyapokanus (Attems, 1914) accepted as Plusioporus oyapokanus (Attems, 1914)
Species Epistreptus pacificus (Chamberlin, 1922) accepted as Mayastreptus confragosus (Karsch, 1881)
Species Epistreptus parilis (Karsch, 1881) accepted as Spiropoeus fischeri Brandt, 1833
Species Epistreptus procerus (Attems, 1935) accepted as Spirostreptus procerus Attems, 1935
Species Epistreptus ruralis (Carl, 1914) accepted as Isoporostreptus ruralis (Carl, 1914)
Species Epistreptus subsericeus (Brölemann, 1902) accepted as Gymnostreptus subsericeus (Brölemann, 1902)
Species Epistreptus uncinatus Attems, 1950 accepted as Microtrullius uncinatus (Attems, 1950)
Species Epistreptus vagans (Chamberlin, 1922) accepted as Mayastreptus vagans (Chamberlin, 1922)
Species Epistreptus ventralis (Porat, 1876) accepted as Gymnostreptus porati Hoffman, 1997
Species Epistreptus villicola (Silvestri, 1898) accepted as Isoporostreptus villicola Silvestri, 1898
Species Epistreptus yambatanus (Attems, 1934) accepted as Spirostreptus yambatanus Attems, 1935

Species Epistreptus kindanus Attems, 1952 (uncertain > nomen dubium)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Silvestri, F. (1897). Viaggio del Dr. Enrico Festa nell'Ecuador e regioni vicine. V. Chilopodi e Diplopodi. Bollettino del musei di zoologia e di anatomia comparata della Reale Università di Torino, 12(305): 1-19. Torino
page(s): 4 [details]   
Sierwald, P.; Spelda, J. (2021). MilliBase. Epistreptus Silvestri, 1897. Accessed at: on 2022-07-05
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original description Silvestri, F. (1897). Viaggio del Dr. Enrico Festa nell'Ecuador e regioni vicine. V. Chilopodi e Diplopodi. Bollettino del musei di zoologia e di anatomia comparata della Reale Università di Torino, 12(305): 1-19. Torino
page(s): 4 [details]   

additional source Hoffman, R. L. (1988). A new genus and species of spirostreptoid millipeds from the eastern Peruvian Andes (Diplopoda: Spirostreptida). Myriapodologica, 2 (5): 29-36. Martinsville
page(s): 30 [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): 125 [details]   

additional source Attems, C. M. T. Graf von. (1914). Afrikanische Spirostreptiden nebst Überblick über die Spirostreptiden orbis terrarum. <em>Zoologica (Stuttgart).</em> 25(65-66): 1-235. Stuttgart., available online at
page(s): 74; note: partim [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Attems, C. M. T. Graf von. (1950). Über Spirostreptiden (Diplopoda). <em>Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien.</em> 57: 179-257.
page(s): 193, 215; note: partim [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Demange, J.-M. (1970). Éléments d'une révision des Spirostreptidae. I. Étude de quelques caractères taxonomiques des Spirostreptinae. Bulletin de l'Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire, Série A, 32: 366-411.
page(s): 378 [details]   

additional source Hoffman, R. L. (1953). Studies on spirostreptoid millipeds. I. The genus Isoporostreptus Silvestri. Lloydia, 16(2): 149-156
page(s): 150 [details]   

additional source Hoffman, R. L. (1980). Classification of the Diplopoda. 1-237. Genève.
page(s): 93 [details]   

additional source Krabbe, E. (1982). Systematik der Spirostreptidae (Diplopoda, Spirostreptomorpha). Abhandlungen und Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (N.F.), 24: 1-476. Hamburg
page(s): 310 [details]   

additional source Schubart, O. (1945). Sobre os representantes Brasileiros da familia Spirostreptidae. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 17: 51-87. Rio de Janeiro
page(s): 71 [details]   

additional source Schubart, O. (1958). Sôbre alguns Diplopoda de Mato Grosso e Goiás, Brasil e a família Spirostreptidae. Arquivos do Museu Nacional, 46: 203-252. Rio de Janeiro
page(s): 249 [details]   

additional source Silvestri, F. (1897). Systema Diplopodum. Annali del Museo civico di storia naturale di Genova, serie 2, 18: 644-651. Genova, available online at
page(s): 651 [details]   
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