Stojanović D.Z., Mitić B.M., Makarov S.E. 2019. Bifurcation of an ultimate leg in Cryptops parisi Brolemann, 1920 (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha: Cryptopidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.28. No.1: 21–25 [in English].

Institute of Zoology, University of Belgrade – Faculty of Biology, Studentski Trg 16, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia.

doi: 10.15298/arthsel. 28.1.03

ABSTRACT. A case of schistomely (= bifurcation) of one ultimate leg in an adult female of the scolopendromorph centipede, Cryptops parisi, is presented. A possible origin of the anomaly observed is discussed. All previously published records of leg bifurcation in centipedes are summarized.

KEY WORDS: Chilopoda, Cryptops parisi, schistomely, Serbia.

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