From Wikispecies
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Myriapoda
Classis: Diplopoda
Subclassis: Chilognatha
Infraclassis: Pentazonia
Superordo: Oniscomorpha
Ordo: Sphaerotheriida
Familiae: Arthrosphaeridae - Sphaerotheriidae - Procyliosomatidae - Zephroniidae - incertae sedis
[list of familiae after Wesener & VandenSpiegel (2009: table 4)]


  • Moritz, L., Wesener, T. & Koch, M. 2018. An apparently non-swinging tentorium in the Diplopoda (Myriapoda): comparative morphology of the tentorial complex in giant pill-millipedes (Sphaerotheriida). Pp 77–91 In: Stoev P. & Edgecombe, G.D. (Eds) Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Myriapodology, Krabi, Thailand. ZooKeys 741: 1–269. Reference page. . doi: 10.3897/zookeys.741.21909 Reference page. 
  • Shelley, R.M. 2003: A revised, annotated, family-level classification of the Diplopoda. Arthropoda selecta, 11(3): 187–207.
  • Wesener, T. 2014: A new phylogenetic analysis of the Sphaerotheriida (Diplopoda) with a revision of the Australian giant pill-millipedes. Invertebrate systematics, 28(2): 196-213. doi: 10.1071/IS13048 reference page 
  • Wesener, T.; VandenSpiegel, D. 2009: A first phylogenetic analysis of giant pill-millipedes (Diplopoda: Sphaerotheriida), a new model Gondwanan taxon, with special emphasis on island gigantism. Cladistics, 25: 545–573. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2009.00267.x

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Riesenkugler