Polydesmoid Diplopoda from the Pacaraima Mountains



Four species of polydesmoid Diplopoda collected by Mr L. D. E. F. Vesey-Fitzgerald, from the Pacaraima Mountains, British Guiana are described: Mestosoma hylaeicum Jeekel, Iphyria macconnelli (Pocock), Leptherpum jeekeli sp. nov. and a new genus and species of Chytodesmid, Adenomeropus fitzgeratdi. A revised key to Leptherpum is given including L. jeekeli and a new combination, L. schomburgkii.