Lithobius (Lithobius) melanocephalus L. Koch, 1862



The valid name for Lithobius (Lithobius) melanocephalus L. Koch, 1862 is Lithobius melanops (Newport, 1845)

Lithobius (Lithobius) melanocephalus L. Koch, 1862

Original description: Koch L. (1862). Die Myriapodengattung Lithobius - J. L. Lotzbeck, N├╝rnberg , 94+3 pp., see p. 58.

Order: Lithobiomorpha

Family: Lithobiidae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Lithobius Leach, 1814

Type locality: Germany: Ehrenburg, Franconian Jura

Synonymy: Eason E.H. (1972). The type specimens and identity of the species described in the genus Lithobius by C. L. Koch and L. Koch from 1841 to 1878 (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha) - Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology, 22: 103-150, see p. 126.

Notes: type loc. according to Eason (1972 - Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology, 22 (4): 126)