Calyptophyllum longiventre (Verhoeff, 1941) invading houses in Turkey, with the first description of the male (Diplopoda : Julida : Julidae)


Enghoff H., Kebapci U.

JOURNAL OF NATURAL HISTORY, cilt.42, ss.2143-2150, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 42
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/00222930802196055
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF NATURAL HISTORY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2143-2150

Özet

A mass occurrence of the millipede Calyptophyllum longiventre (Verhoeff, 1941) in Mardin, south-east Turkey, is reported. Descriptive notes on this poorly known species are given, including the first description of male characters. Comparison is made with other instances of millipede mass occurrences, previous swarming events of millipedes in Turkey are summarized, and a note on the distribution of the genus Calyptophyllum is given.