Orthothereua Verhoeff, 1905


The valid name for Orthothereua Verhoeff, 1905 is Thereuopoda Verhoeff, 1904

Orthothereua Verhoeff, 1905

Original description: Verhoeff C.W. (1905). Über Scutigeriden. 5. Aufsatz - Zoologischer Anzeiger , 29: 73-119, see p. 106.

Order: Scutigeromorpha

Family: Scutigeridae

Original rank: genus

Type species: Orthothereua longicornis Newport, 1844 - by original designation

Synonymy: Würmli M. (1979). Taxonomic problems in the genus Thereuopoda (Chilopoda Scutigeromorpha: Scutigeridae): the role of postmaturational moultings. In: Camatini M. (ed.), Myriapod biology - Academy Press London, 39-48, see p. 44.

Notes: According to Würmli (1979) even Verhoeff was unsure whether Orthothereua is a genus or subgenus of Thereuopoda