Geophilus Leach, 1814


Geophilus Leach, 1814

Original description: Leach W.E. (1814). Crustaceology, in D. Brewster (ed.) The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia - Blackwood, Edinburgh, 7(2): 383-437, see p. 409.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: genus

Type species: Geophilus electricus (Linnaeus, 1758) - by monotypy

Synonym(s):

Last taxonomic scrutiny: Crabill R.E. jr. (1954). A conspectus of the northeastern North American species of Geophilus (Chilopoda Geophilomorpha Geophilidae) - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 56: 172-188, see p. 173.

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