Taxonavigation: Polydesmida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Myriapoda
Classis: Diplopoda
Subclassis: Chilognatha
Infraclassis: Helminthomorpha
Superordo: Merocheta
Ordo: Polydesmida

Familia: Paradoxosomatidae
Subfamilia: Paradoxosomatinae
Tribus: Tonkinosomatini
Genus: Tonkinosoma
Species (3): T. flexipes – T. jeekeli – T. tiani


Tonkinosoma Jeekel, 1953

  • Type species:


Primary referencesEdit

  • Jeekel, C.A.W. 1953: Two new Strongylosoma from Indochina (Diplopoda, Polydesmida). Beaufortia, 2(29): 1–8. [not seen]

Additional referencesEdit

  • Liu, W-X. & Golovatch, S. 2018. Occurrence of the millipede genus Tonkinosoma Jeekel, 1953 in China, with the description of the first presumed troglobitic species of this genus (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae). ZooKeys 742: 23–34. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.742.23471. Reference page
  • Nguyen, A.D. 2011: A review of the millipede tribe Tonkinosomatini (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Paradoxosomatidae) from Vietnam. Zootaxa, 3036: 58–68. Preview