Lithobius (Polybothrus) Latzel, 1880


Polybothrus Latzel, 1880 [subgenus of Lithobius Leach, 1814].

Original description: Latzel R. (1880). Die Myriopoden der Österreichisch-Ungarischen Monarchie - Hölder, Wien, 1: XV+228 pp., see p. 35..

Order: Lithobiomorpha

Family: Lithobiidae

Original rank: subgenus

Type species: Lithobius (Polybothrus) nobilis (Wood, 1862) - by direct substitution

Fixed by: Latzel R. (1880). Die Myriopoden der Österreichisch-Ungarischen Monarchie - Hölder, Wien, 1: XV+228 pp., see p. 35.

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

Notes: see also Chamberlin (1925 - Bull. Mus. Comp. Zoology Harvard Coll., 57: 387), Jeekel (1963 - Entomologische Berichten, 23: 195)