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Mastodesmus Carl, 1911 – Wikispecies link – ZooBank link – Pensoft Profile
20 segments (♂, ♀); pore formula normal, ozopores placed closer to lateral than to caudal margin of paratergite; ♂ vertex unmodified, paraterga almost missing and set low, 3 rows of long, curved, simple metatergal setae on unusually prominent tubercles; gonopod coxae modest (gonocoel not very deep), telopodites bipartite in distal half, well exposed, very simple; sph a simple exomere branch, sl a long, simple, caudal spine branching off from distal half of telopodite.
Mastodesmus zehntneri Carl, 1911, by monotypy.
This monobasic genus strongly resembles Peronorchus and Nasodesmus, but seems to be sufficiently well defined.