Geophilus (Necrophloeophagus) Newport, 1843


Necrophloeophagus Newport, 1843 [subgenus of Geophilus Leach, 1814].

Original description: Newport G. (1843). On some new genera of the class Myriapoda - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London , 10 (1842): 177-181, see p. 180..

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: subgenus

Type species: Geophilus (Necrophloeophagus) longicornis (Leach, 1815) - by monotypy

Synonymy: Gervais P. (1847). Myriapodes. In: Walckenaer C.A. de, Gervais F.L .P., Histoire naturelle des Insectes Aptères, Tome 4. - Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris, 1-57, 210-623, see p. 308.