Short M. 2020. A new species of Macroxenus Brölemann, 1917 from Peru (Diplopoda: Polyxenida: Polyxenidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.29. No.4: 408–412 [in English].

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doi: 10.15298/arthsel.29.4.02

ABSTRACT. A new millipede species in the genus Macroxenus is described from the Sandoval Lake Reserve, Amazon Basin, Peru. Macroxenus peruensis sp.n. is the first species of polyxenid to be described from Peru, and only the second species in the genus to be reported from South America.

KEY WORDS: bristly millipede, taxonomy, South America.

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