Bothropolys (Bothropolys) Wood, 1862


Bothropolys Wood, 1862 [subgenus of Bothropolys Wood, 1862].

Original description: Wood H.C.jr. (1862). On the Chilopoda of North America with a catalogue of all the specimens in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution - Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia , (2)5(1): 5-52, see p. 15..

Order: Lithobiomorpha

Family: Lithobiidae

Original rank: genus

Type species: Bothropolys (Bothropolys) nobilis (Wood, 1862) - by subsequent designation

Fixed by: Crabill R.E. jr. (1955). Concerning the genotypes of Bothropolys, Polybothrus and Eupolybothrus (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha: Lithobiidae) - Entomological News, 66: 107-110, see p. 110.

Synonymy: Jeekel C.A.W. (1963). The generic and subgeneric names of the European Lithobiidae generally referred to Polybothrus Latzel 1880 (Chilopoda Lithobiida) - Entomologische Berichten, 23: 193-195, see p. 195.

Valid Species:

Notes: see also Chamberlin (1925 - Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zo├Âlogy at Harvard College, 57: 387) and Matic (1974 - Annales Zoologici, 31: 334)