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The millipede genus Trichopeltis Pocock, 1894 contains 12 described species including a new species from southern China described here. Trichopeltis sutchariti sp. n. can be distinguished from congeners by its gonopods that are strongly caudolaterally curved and have a prominent, high, curved, densely setose process on each coxa. An updated checklist and a distribution map are provided for all species of the genus.
Zookeys, Vol. 725 (2017-12-29).
Millipede, Trichopeltis, New Species, China, Cryptodesmidae
Millipede; Trichopeltis; New Species; China; Cryptodesmidae
Likhitrakarn, Natdanai; Golovatch, Sergei I.; Srisonchai, Ruttapon; and Panha, Somsak, "A new species of Trichopeltis Pocock, 1894 from southern China, with a checklist and a distribution map of Trichopeltis species (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Cryptodesmidae)" (2017). KIP Articles. 3743.