Entomology Department

Millipedes, DIPLOPODA


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ORDER FAMILY Number of identified species in ZMUC collection as per 11 August 1999 (- : the family is represented but not by identified spp.)
POLYXENIDA Synxenidae 1
  Polyxenidae
  Lophoproctidae 8
GLOMERIDESMIDA Glomeridesmidae 3
SPHAEROTHERIIDA Sphaeortheriidae 4
  Sphaeropoeidae 5
GLOMERIDA Glomeridellidae 5
  Glomeridae 54
  Trachysphaeridae 17
PLATYDESMIDA Andrognathidae 9
SIPHONOPHORIDA Siphonorhinidae -
  Siphonophoridae 3
POLYZONIIDA Siphonocryptidae 2
  Polyzoniidae 8
  Siphonotidae 1
  Hirudisomatidae 3
STEMMIULIDA Stemmiulidae 9
CALLIPODIDA Callipodidae 1
  Schizopetalidae 20
  Dorypetalidae 3
  Caspiopetalidae 2
CHORDEUMATIDA Striariidae -
  Schedotrigonidae -
  Diplomaragnidae 10
  Metopidiotricidae 1
  Neoatractosomatidae 6
  Mastigophorophyllidae 11
  Haaseidae 5
  Cleidogonidae 2
  Trichopetalidae 1
  Verhoeffiidae 3
  Haplobainosomatidae 1
  Attemsiidae 2
  Craspedosomatidae 33
  Chordeumatidae 10
  Branneriidae 1
  Tingupidae -
  Kashmireumatidae 1
  Antroleucosomatidae 6
  Hoffmaneumatidae 1
  Caseyidae 1
  Opisthocheiridae 3
  Megalotylidae 2
  Lankasomatidae 1
POLYDESMIDA Chelodesmidae 30
  Xystodesmidae 27
  Gomphodesmidae 12
  Campodesmidae 3
  Oxydesmidae 49
  Sphaeriodesmidae 1
  Platyrhacidae 17
  Aphelidesmidae 8
  Euryuridae 1
  Rhacodesmidae -
  Paradoxosomatidae 124
  Polydesmidae 77
  Doratodesmidae 1
  Haplodesmidae 4
  Cryptodesmidae 9
  Opisotretidae 1
  Trichopolydesmidae 1
  Macrosternodesmidae 2
  Nearctodesmidae -
  Fuhrmannodesmidae 6
  ? (Cottodesmus) 1
  Pyrgodesmidae 17
  Cyrtodesmidae 2
  Oniscodesmidae 2
  Ammodesmidae 1
  Dalodesmidae 3
SPIROBOLIDA Spirobolidae 4
  Floridobolidae 1
  Spirobolellidae 5
  Rhinocricidae 13
  Pseudospirobolellidae 3
  Pachybolidae 24
SPIROSTREPTIDA Cambalidae 9
  Cambalopsidae 12
  Iulomorphidae -
  Pseudonannolenidae 8
  Choctellidae 1
  Spirostreptidae 71
  Harapagophoridae 35
  Odontopygidae 40
JULIDA Parajulidae 5
  Mongoliulidae 5
  Paeromopodidae 1
  Zosteractinidae 3
  Galliobatidae 1
  Okeanobatidae 3
  Blaniulidae 34
  Telsonemasomatidae 1
  Chelojulidae 1
  Pseudonemasomatidae 1
  Nemasomatidae 12
  Trichonemasomatidae 1
  Trichoblaniulidae 1
  Julidae 396
     
TOTAL 97 families 1352 species

 

Growth of the ZMUC collection of Diplopoda
Year (per 1 JAN) No. of spp.
1983 763
1984 826
1985 876
1986 889
1987 960
1988 978
1989 1016
1990 1048
1991 1070
1992 1135
1993 1144
1994 1224
1995 1244
1996 1290
1997 1301
1998 1305
1999 1312
(1999, 11 Aug 1352)

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