Golovatch S.I. 2007. The millipede genus Libanaphe Hoffman, 1963 in Israel (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Oxydesmidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.16. No.1: 11–14 [in English].

Institute for Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky pr. 33, Moscow 119071 Russia. E-mail: sgolovatch@yandex.ru

KEY WORDS. Libanaphe galilaensis, redescription, taxonomy, status change, Israel.

ABSTRACT. Libanaphe adonis galilaensis Tabacaru, 1995 is redescribed based on a recently collected male from northern Israel and elevated to full species status based on both gonopodal and somatic differences. Libanaphe, the only component of Libanaphinae (Oxydesmidae), therefore comprises two species, the other being the type species L. adonis Hoffman, 1963, in central Lebanon.

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