Trematoptychus Peters, 1862


The valid name for Trematoptychus Peters, 1862 is Rhysida Wood, 1862

Trematoptychus Peters, 1862

Original description: Peters (1862). ***Title?*** - Monber. Ak. Berlin, 82, see p. 529.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Scolopendridae

Original rank: genus

Type species: Trematoptychus afra (Peters, 1855) - by monotypy

Synonymy: Kraepelin K. (1903). Revision der Scolopendriden - Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten , (2)20: 1-276, see p. 139.

Notes: Though Trematoptychus was often considered a replacement name for Ptychotrema, Peters clearly regarded it as as different from Ptychotrema(see Jeekel,2005: 61)