Brasilophilus Verhoeff, 1908


The valid name for Brasilophilus Verhoeff, 1908 is Mecistauchenus Brölemann, 1907

Brasilophilus Verhoeff, 1908

Original description: Verhoeff K.W. (1903). Chilopoda. In: Bronn H. G. (ed.), Klassen und Ordnungen des Tierreichs - Winter, Leipzig, 5(2): 725 pp., see p. 286.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: genus

Type species: Brasilophilus micronyx (Brölemann, 1902) - by monotypy

Synonymy: Brölemann H.W. (1909). À propos d'un système des géophilomorphes - Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale , (5)3: 303-340, see p. 321.

Notes: Junior objective synonym of Mecistauchenus Brolemann, 1907. Also acknowledged by Verhoeff himself (1902-1925 - Klassen und Ordnungen des Tierreiches, 5 (2): 541, 558)