Asanada sokotrana Pocock, 1899

Asanada sokotrana Pocock, 1899

Original description: Pocock R.I. (1899). The expedition to Sokotra. Descriptions of the new species of scorpions centipedes and millipedes - Bulletin of the Liverpool Museums , 2: 7-9, see p. 9.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Scolopendridae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Asanada Meinert, 1886

Type locality: Yemen, Socotra I. (Hadibu Plain, Jena-agahan, Dahamis, Homhil).



Last taxonomic scrutiny: Schileyko A.A., Stagl V. (2004). The collection of scolopendromorph centipedes (Chilopoda) in the Natural History Museum in Vienna: a critical re-evaluation of former taxonomic identifications - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie B, 105B: 67-137, see p. 112.


-- within Africa: Congo; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Guinea; Kenya; Nigeria; Senegal; Somalia; Sudan; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe

Notes: The status of various populations referred to this species remains to be resolved, as does the status of other species of Asanada.