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Published: 2020-11-03
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The millipede genus Sibiriulus Gulička, 1963 revisited, with the description of a new species from the Altais, southwestern Siberia, Russia (Diplopoda: Julida: Julidae)

Altai State University, Institute of Biology and Biotechnology, Barnaul 656049, Russia. Tomsk State University, Biological Institute, Tomsk 634050, Russia. Tigirek State Nature Reserve, Barnaul 656049, Russia.
Tigirek State Nature Reserve, Barnaul 656049, Russia.
Myriapoda Leptoiulini Tigirek Nature Reserve Altai Province Russian Altais endemic


Sibiriulus mikhaljovae sp. nov. is described from the Altai Province, southwestern Siberia, Russia. This new species differs from its congeners mainly by the presence of a longitudinal crest inside the apical fovea of the gonopod mesomere. Brief descriptive remarks concerning several previously described Sibiriulus species allow for the definition of the genus to be supplemented and refined. All eight currently known species of Sibiriulus are keyed.



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