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Published: 2017-08-23
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The identity of Amplaria nazinta (Chamberlin, 1910): a century-old millipede mystery resolved (Diplopoda, Chordeumatida, Striariidae)

Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology, Hampden-Sydney College, 1950 Price Drive, Farmville, VA 23901.
8921 SE Wooded Hills Court, Damascus, OR 97089.
Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Myriapoda Pacific Northwest Oregon


Amplaria nazinta (Chamberlin, 1910) is redescribed from freshly collected male specimens and its identity as a species of Amplaria Chamberlin, 1941 is confirmed. We amend the diagnosis of Amplaria, and for the first time report the presence of a limbus in a chordeumatidan millipede.


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