Burmoniscus meeusei (Holthuis, 1947)

Synonyms

Chaetophiloscia meeusei Holthuis, 1947

Status

GB IUCN status: Not applicable (non-native)

Identification

A medium species, reaching 8 mm in length, B. meeusei has a mottled purplish colour and a highly stepped body outline, somewhat similar to a small dark Philoscia muscorum

Distribution and Habitat

It is only known from heated glasshouses at Kew Gardens, where it has been collected on several occasions.

In the wild, it has a very wide distribution in the tropics, including Hawaii, Brazil and Taiwan.

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