Opisthemega Wood, 1862


The valid name for Opisthemega Wood, 1862 is Theatops Newport, 1844

Opisthemega Wood, 1862

Original description: Wood H.C.jr. (1862). On the Chilopoda of North America with a catalogue of all the specimens in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution - Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia , (2)5(1): 5-52, see p. 35.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Cryptopidae

Original rank: genus

Type species: Opisthemega postica Wood, 1862 - by subsequent designation

Fixed by: Pocock R.I. (1888). On the Genus Theatops - Annals and Magazine of Natural History , (6)1: 289-290, see p. 56.

Synonymy: Pocock R.I. (1888). On the Genus Theatops - Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (6)1: 289-290, see p. 287.