Geophilus (Cyphonychius) Verhoeff, 1928


The valid name for Geophilus (Cyphonychius) Verhoeff, 1928 is Geophilus Leach, 1814

Cyphonychius Verhoeff, 1928 [subgenus of Geophilus Leach, 1814].

Original description: Verhoeff K.W. (1928). Geophilomorphen-Beitr├Ąge und eine Lithobius-Form - Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin, 14: 229-286, see p. 237..

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: subgenus

Type species: Geophilus (Cyphonychius) insculptus (Attems, 1895) - by subsequent designation

Fixed by: Jeekel C.A.W. (2005). Myriapod memoranda. Supplement 1. Nomeclator generum et familiarum Chilopodorum: a list of the genus and family-group names in the class Chilopoda from the 10th edition of Linnaeus, 1758, to the end of 1957. - Ulvenhout, 1-130, see p. 75.

Synonymy: Minelli A. (1978). Note tassonomiche su Geophilus insculptus Att. e forme affini (Chilopoda) - Animalia, 5: 295-305, see p. 296.

Notes: Originally described as an 'Untergruppe' of Geophilus (Bothrogeophilus) Verhoeff, 1925