Brahmaputrus Verhoeff, 1942


The valid name for Brahmaputrus Verhoeff, 1942 is Tygarrup Chamberlin, 1914

Brahmaputrus Verhoeff, 1942

Original description: Verhoeff K.W. (1942). Chilopoden aus innerasiatischen Hochgebirgen - Zoologischer Anzeiger, 137: 35-52, see p. 49.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Mecistocephalidae

Original rank: subgenus

Type species: Brahmaputrus poriger (Verhoeff, 1942) - by monotypy

Synonymy: Crabill R.E. jr. (1968). A bizzare case of sexual dimorphism in a centipede with consequent submergence of a genus (Chilopoda: Geophilomorpha: Mecistocephalidae) - Entomological News, 79: 286-287, see p. 287.