Planipapillus mundus

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Planipapillus mundus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Onychophora
Class: Udeonychophora
Order: Euonychophora
Family: Peripatopsidae
Genus: Planipapillus
Species: P. mundus
Binomial name
Planipapillus mundus
Reid, 1996

Planipapillus mundus is a species of velvet worm in the Peripatopsidae family.[1] It is found in New South Wales, Australia.[2]


  1. ^ Oliveira, I.; Hering, L. & Mayer, G. "Updated Onychophora checklist". Onychophora Website. Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Australian Faunal Directory". Australian Government Department of the Environment. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Norman, J. M.; Tait, N. N. (2008). "Ultrastructure of the eggshell and its formation in Planipapillus mundus (Onychophora : Peripatopsidae)". Journal of Morphology. 269 (10): 1263–1275. doi:10.1002/jmor.10658. 
  • Reid, A. L. (1996). "Review of the Peripatopsidae (Onychophora) in Australia, with Comments on Peripatopsid Relationships". Invertebrate Taxonomy. 10 (4): 663–936. doi:10.1071/IT9960663.