Scolopendra heros Girard, 1853

Scolopendra heros Girard, 1853

Original description: Girard (1853). Myriapoda. In: Marcy R.B., Report on exploration of the Red River of Louisiana expedition in 1852 - Senate Executive [Doc.] No. 54, 32d Congress, 2d Session - R. Armstrong, Washington, p. 320, see p. 272.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Scolopendridae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Scolopendra Linnaeus, 1758

Type locality: USA, Oklahoma, Comanche County, Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Mt. Scott



Last taxonomic scrutiny: Shelley R.M. (2002). A synopsis of the North American centipedes of the order Scolopendromorpha (Chilopoda) - Virginia Museum of Natural History Memoir, 5: viii+108 pp., see p. 28.


-- within Northern America: Alabama; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Florida; Georgia; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Nebraska; New Mexico; Oklahoma; Texas; Utah

Notes: Type locality is of neotype