White cave velvet worm


White cave velvet worm

Taxobox
name = White cave velvet worm


status = VU | status_system = IUCN3.1
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Onychophora
classis = Onychophora
ordo = Onychophora
familia = Peripatopsidae
genus = "Peripatopsis"
species = "P. alba"
binomial = "Peripatopsis alba"
binomial_authority = Lawrence, 1931
synonyms =
The white cave velvet worm ("Peripatopsis alba") is a species of invertebrate in the Peripatopsidae family.

Distribution

It is endemic to South Africa.

Habitat

Its natural habitat is caves.

ource

* Hamer, M. 2003. [http://www.iucnredlist.org/search/details.php/16618/all Peripatopsis alba] . [http://www.iucnredlist.org 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. ] Downloaded on 05 August 2007.


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