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Plicatoperipatus jamaicensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Onychophora
Class: Udeonychophora
Order: Euonychophora
Family: Peripatidae
Genus: Mesoperipatus
Evans, 1901
Species: M. tholloni
Binomial name
Mesoperipatus tholloni
(Bouvier, 1898)

Mesoperipatus is a monospecific genus of velvet worm in the Peripatidae family, containing a single species Mesoperipatus tholloni. It is found in Gabon.[1] This species is listed as Data Deficient on the IUCN Red List.[2]

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  1. ^ "Mesoperipatus tholloni". Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 
  2. ^ New, T. R. 1996. Mesoperipatus tholloni. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 5 August 2007.