Golovatch S.I.1, Korotaeva A.M.2 2023. A new, montane record of the millipede, Thrinoxethus verhoeffi (Kraus, 1956) from the Andes of Peru (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Aphelidesmidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.32. No.2: 243–251 [in English].

1 Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospekt 33, 119071, Moscow, Russia; E-mail: sgolovatch@yandex.ru

2 Institute of Biology and Chemistry, Moscow State Pedagogical University,, Zoology and Ecology Department, Moscow, 129164 Russia; E-mail: alenacorotaeva2017@mail.ru

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.32.2.16

ABSTRACT. Thrinoxethus verhoeffi (Kraus, 1956) is redescribed and illustrated, based on a record from the Selva Alta in Oxapampa Province (S 10°00’23”, W 75°27’36”, 1550 m a.s.l.), northeastern Peru. This new record seems to come from a presumed source area in the Andes, being both the highest montane and the westernmost in the revealed distribution of that poorly-known species which was previously reported from only two lowland localities in Loreto Department of Peruvian Amazonia.

KEY WORDS: Thrinoxethus, taxonomy, description, iconography, distribution, map.

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