Golovatch S.I. 2019. The millipede genus Cryptocorypha Attems, 1907 revisited, with descriptions of two new Oriental species (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Pyrgodesmidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.28. No.2: 179–190 [in English].

Institute for Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospekt 33, Moscow 119071 Russia.

doi: 10.15298/arthsel. 28.2.01

ABSTRACT. The largely Old World, tropical or subtropical diplopod genus Cryptocorypha Attems, 1907 is reviewed, with the following three new formal generic synonyms established: Carlodesmus Verhoeff, 1941, Cryptomauritius Verhoeff, 1941 and Sisyrodesmus Attems, 1912, all syn.n. Two species are newly synonymized: C. fungifer (Attems, 1953), comb.n. (= C. leleupi Golovatch, Nzoko Fiemapong et VandenSpiegel, 2017), and C. riparia (Carl, 1932), comb.n. (= C. lawrencei (Verhoeff, 1941)), both syn.n. Another two new species are described: C. bicolorata sp.n. from Laos and C. jaegeri sp.n. from northern Thailand. A provisional key is compiled to all 25 currently recognized species of Cryptocorypha, including two old congeners, C. tobana Chamberlin, 1945, from Sumatra, Indonesia and C. leia Chamberlin, 1945, from Java, Indonesia, based on a revision of their holotypes.

KEY WORDS: Diplopoda, Cryptocorypha, taxonomy, new species, Laos, Thailand.

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