Status of Calyptodesmus schubarti Causey, 1960, a myrmecophilous milliped (Polydesmida: Pyrgodesmidae)

Richard L. Hoffman

Abstract


Calyptodesmus schubarti Causey, 1960, associated with the Imported Fire Ant in Florida,is considered to be a junior subjective synonym of C. sanctus Schubart, 1944, described from Sao Paulo,Brasil. The name Anartiodesmus myrmophilus Silvestri, 1947, based on material from Argentina, is likewise considered to be a synonym of C. sanctus.

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