Unavailable names

Unavailable names applied to Chilopoda since 1758 to 2015


Methodological notes: Names unavailable when used for the first time but later become available are not listed here; names are listed in alphabetical order.

Data provided by: Alessandro Minelli (Università di Padova, Dipartimento di Biologia, Padova, Italy); Lucio Bonato (Università di Padova, Dipartimento di Biologia, Padova, Italy); Marzio Zapparoli (Università della Tuscia, Dipartimento di Protezione delle Piante, Viterbo, Italy); Luis A. Pereira (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, La Plata, Argentina); Gregory D. Edgecombe (The Natural History Museum, London, UK); Pavel Stoev (National Museum of Natural History, Sofia, Bulgaria); John G. E. Lewis (The Natural History Museum, London, UK and Somerset County Museum, Taunton, UK); Rowland M. Shelley (North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC, USA); Amazonas Chagas Junior (Museu Nacional/ UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil).

Compiled by: Lucio Bonato & Marco Uliana (Università di Padova, Dipartimento di Biologia, Padova, Italy)

Last updated: 1 January 2016

Reference: This document is part of "CHILOBASE: A World Catalogue of Centipedes (Chilopoda) for the Web" and is freely available at http://chilobase.biologia.unipd.it.


name format and spelling first used original reference reason for unavailability reference to Intern. Code of Zool. Nomenclature 4th edition
Alloporodontius Lithobius (Alloporodontius) Verhoeff, 1937 - Bull. Raffles Mus., 13: 241 no type species designated art. 13.3
Androtostigmus Otostigmus (Androtostigmus) Verhoeff, 1937 - Zool. Jahrb. (Syst.), 70: 12 no type species designated art. 13.3
austriaca Scolopendra oraniensis dalmatica var. austriaca Attems, 1902 - Sber. K. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturw. Cl., 111: 557 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
balticus Cryptops balticus Verhoeff, 1906 - Nova Acta Acad. Caesar. Leop. Carol., 86: 370 nomen nudum art. 12
carolinus Agathotus carolinus Wray, 1967 - N. Carolina Dept. Agricolture, Raleigh, 3rd Suppl.: 156 nomen nudum art. 13.1
carynthiacus Scolioplanes crassipes carniolensis var. carynthiacus Verhoeff, 1935 - Zool. Anz., 111: 13 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
clypeata Scolopendra clypeata Fabricius, 1793 - Ent. Syst., 2: 391 nomen nudum art. 12
contractus Ballophilus smaragdus forma contractus Demange, 1963 - Mem. Inst. franç. Afr. noire, 66: 65 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5; art. 45.6.3
cretica Scolopendra oraniensis lusitanica var. cretica Attems, 1902 - Sber. K. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturw. Cl., 111: 556 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
diversus Paitobius diversus Wray, 1967 - N. Carolina Dept. Agricolture, Raleigh, 3rd Suppl.: 155 nomen nudum art. 13.1
Dolichonychius Dolichonychius Verhoeff, 1937 - Zool. Anz., 120: 84 no type species designated art. 13.3
dorsalis Scolopendra dorsalis Fabricius, 1793 - Ent. Syst., 2: 390 nomen nudum art. 12
Ecuadopleurus Otostigmus (Ecuadopleurus) Verhoeff, 1937 - Zool. Jahrb. (Syst.), 70: 12 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
fiumaranus Geophilus (Clinopodes) rodnaensis strasseri var. fiumaranus Verhoeff, 1938 - Zool. Jahrb. (Syst., Ökol. Geogr. Tiere), 71: 341 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
floridensis Cermatia coleoptrata var. Floridensis Newport, 1844 - Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., 13: 95 nomen nudum art. 12
gracilis Startobius gracilis Starling, 1944 - Ecol. Monogr., 14: 300 nomen nudum art. 13.1
hirsutulus Cryptops hirsutulus Verhoeff, 1906 - Nova Acta Acad. Caesar. Leop. Carol., 86: 372 nomen nudum art. 12
intermedius Ballophilus smaragdus forma intermedius Demange, 1963 - Mem. Inst. franç. Afr. noire, 66: 65 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5; art. 45.6.3
Italophilus Italophilus Verhoeff, 1951 - Zool. Jahrb. (Syst., Ökol. Geogr. Tiere), 80: 225 no type species designated art. 13.3
japonica Thereuonema annulata spinigera var. japonica Verhoeff, 1905 - Zoologischer Anzeiger, 29: 356 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
khuuae Mecistocephalus khuuae Wang, 1963 - Quart. J. Taiwan Mus., 16: 94 conditional proposal art. 15.1
lessiniensis Lithobius lessiniensis Foddai, Minelli, Scheller, Zapparoli - Checklist Specie Fauna Italiana, 32: 6 nomen nudum art. 13.1
ligurinus Scolioplanes (Scolioplanes) crassipes alsaticus var. ligurinus Verhoeff, 1935 - Zool. Anz., 111: 13 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
lilacius Tidabius lilacius Starling, 1944 - Ecol. Monogr., 14: 301 nomen nudum art. 13.1
Malaccopleurus Otostigmus (Malaccopleurus) Verhoeff, 1937 - Bull. Raffles Mus., 13: 204 no type species designated art. 13.3
multidens Cryptops vanderplaetseni var. perfectus forma multidens Demange, 1963 - Mem. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire, 66: 106 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
multipes Ribautia campestris forma multipes Demange, 1963 - Mem. Inst. franç. Afr. noire, 66: 76 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5; art. 45.6.3
Osmanophilus Osmanophilus Verhoeff, 1940 - Abh. Preuss. Ak. Wiss. Math.-naturwiss. Kl., 5: 40 no type species designated art. 13.3
pallipes Scolopendra pallipes Templeton, 1846 - Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., 17: 65 nomen nudum art. 12
pantocratoris Scolopendra oraniensis dalmatica var. pantocratoris Attems, 1902 - Sber. K. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturw. Cl., 111: 556 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
paucipedes Ribautia campestris forma paucipedes Demange, 1963 - Mem. Inst. franç. Afr. noire, 66: 76 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5; art. 45.6.3
peloponnesiaca Bothriogaster affinis graeca var. peloponnesiaca Verhoeff, 1901 - Abh. Leopold.-Carol. Deutschen Ak. Naturforscher, 77: 410 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
perfectus Cryptops vanderplaetseni var. perfectus Demange, 1963 - Mem. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire, 66: 105 infrasubspecific name art. 10.2; art. 45.6.3
Perustigmus Perustigmus Verhoeff, 1941 - Beitr. Fauna Perus, 1: 63 no type species designated art. 13.3
picta Scolopendra picta Newport, 1844 - Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., 13: 100 nomen nudum art. 12
pluridentatus Schendylurus pumicosus var. pluridentatus Demange, 1963 - Mem. Inst. franç. Afr. noire, 66: 46 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5; art. 45.6.3
polyodontus Cryptops ribauti var. polyodontus Demange, 1963 - Mem. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire, 66: 101 infrasubspecific name art. 10.2; art. 45.6.3
Protoplanes Scolioplanes (Protoplanes) Verhoeff, 1935 - Zool. Anz., 111: 12. no type species designated art. 13.3
punctata Rhysida longipes punctata Khanna, 2001 - Ann. For., 9: 210 nomen nudum art. 13.1
reductus Sigibius reductus Starling, 1944 - Ecol. Monogr., 14: 300 nomen nudum art. 13.1
rhenanus Cryptops parisi genuinus var. rhenanus Verhoeff, 1931 - Zool. Jb. (Syst.), 62: 274 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
siciliana Scolopendra oraniensis lusitanica var. siciliana Attems, 1902 - Sber. K. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturw. Cl., 111: 560 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
silvaenigrae Scolioplanes acuminatus pachypus var. silvaenigrae Verhoeff, 1937 - Ber. naturforsch. Ges. Freiburg, 35: 201 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
sorrentinus Scolioplanes crassipes alsaticus var. sorrentinus Verhoeff, 1943 - Zool. Anz., 141: 80 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
specus Lithobius piceus verhoeffi var. specus Demange, 1961 - Arch. Zool. exp. gèn., 99: 281 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5
Startobius Startobius Starling, 1944 - Ecol. Monogr., 14: 300 nomen nudum art. 13.1
turcicus Cryptops anomalans albanicus var. turcicus Verhoeff, 1943 - Rev. Fac. Sci. Istanbul, 6B: 96 infrasubspecific name art. 45.5


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