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Published: 2018-12-16
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The first Taeniolinum from the Andes Mountains and Colombia (Chilopoda: Geophilomorpha)

Escuela de Restauración Ecológica, Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Ciencias, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Carrera 7 No. 43-8245, Bogotá, Colombia
Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Facultad de Ciencias y Educación, Bogotá, Colombia
Universidad Nacional de Colombia sede Bogotá, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Bogotá, Colombia
Myriapoda Ballophilidae Centipede Soil fauna Tropical Montane forest


Taeniolinum neusicus sp. n. is described based on 148 specimens collected at the eastern Colombian Andes. Detailed data on environmental and biological preferences are included in the description. The validity of characters such as the number of labral teeth and the clypeal setae to separate Taeniolinum species is also evaluated.



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