Macroperipatus

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Macroperipatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Onychophora
Class: Udeonychophora
Order: Euonychophora
Family: Peripatidae
Genus: Macroperipatus
Clark, 1913
Species

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Macroperipatus is a genus of Neotropical velvet worms in the Peripatidae family.[1]

Species[edit]

The genus contains the following species:[2]

Macroperipatus geayi (Bouvier, 1899) is considered a nomen dubium by Oliveira et al. 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oliveira, I. S.; Read, V. M. S. J.; Mayer, G. (2012). "A world checklist of Onychophora (velvet worms), with notes on nomenclature and status of names". Zookeys (211): 1–70. doi:10.3897/zookeys.211.3463. 
  2. ^ Oliveira et. al. "A world checklist of Onychophora (velvet worms), with notes on nomenclature and status of names". NCBI. PMC 3426840Freely accessible.