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Bicoxidens nigerrimus Attems, 1928

939870  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Attems, C. M. T. Graf von (1928). The Myriopoda of South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum, 26: 1-431. Edinburgh, available online at
page(s): 329-330 [details]   
Type locality contained in Zimbabwe  
type locality contained in Zimbabwe [details]
Sierwald, P.; Spelda, J. (2021). MilliBase. Bicoxidens nigerrimus Attems, 1928. Accessed at: on 2023-02-07
2017-01-19 09:46:04Z

original description Attems, C. M. T. Graf von (1928). The Myriopoda of South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum, 26: 1-431. Edinburgh, available online at
page(s): 329-330 [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): 130 [details]   

additional source Lawrence, R. F. (1966). The Myriapoda of the Kruger National Park. <em>Zoologica Africana.</em> 2(2): 225-262., available online at
page(s): 253 [details]   

additional source Schubart, O. (1966). Diplopoda III: Pselaphognatha, Opisthospermophora, Colobognatha. South African Animal Life, 12: 9-227. Stockholm
page(s): 85 [details]   

additional source Hamer, M. L. (1998). Checklist of Southern African millipedes (Myriapoda: Diplopoda). Annals of the Natal Museum, 39: 11-82
page(s): 46 [details]   

additional source Mwabvu, T. (2000). Two new species Bicoxidens Attems, 1928, from Zimbabwe (Diplopoda: Spirostreptida: Spirostreptidae). African Zoology, 35(1): 115-119
page(s): 118 [details]   

additional source Mwabvu, T. (2005). New records and localities of spirostreptid millipedes (Myriapoda: Diplopoda) of Zimbabwe with notes on nomenclatural changes and habitat. Arnoldia Zimbabwe, 10(25): 249-255
page(s): 251 [details]   

additional source Mwabvu, T.; Lamb, J.; Slotow, R.; Hamer, M.; Barraclough, D. (2013). Is millipede taxonomy based on gonopod morphology too inclusive? Observations on genetic variation and cryptic speciation in Bicoxidens flavicollis (Diplopoda: Spirostreptida: Spirostreptidae). <em>African Invertebrates.</em> 54 (2): 349-356., available online at
page(s): 350 [details]   

additional source Tinago, T.; Mwabvu, T.; MacDonald, A. H. (2017). Evidence of multiple divergent mitochondrial lineages within the southern African diplopod genus Bicoxidens Attems, 1928 (Spirostreptida). <em>African Zoology.</em> 52(4): 229-235., available online at [details]   

source of synonymy 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): 121 [details]   

redescription Mwabvu, T.; Hamer, M. L.; Slotow, R. H. (2007). A taxonomic review of the southern African millipede genus, Bicoxidens Attems, 1928 (Diplopoda: Spirostreptida: Spirostreptidae), with the description of three new species and a tentative phylogeny. Zootaxa, 1452: 1-23
page(s): 13-14 [details]   
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