Lithobius (Ezembius) Chamberlin, 1919


Ezembius Chamberlin, 1919 [subgenus of Lithobius Leach, 1814].

Original description: Chamberlin R.V. (1919). Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-1918. Spiders, mites and myriapods - J. de L. Tache, Ottawa, 3H, see p. 19..

Order: Lithobiomorpha

Family: Lithobiidae

Original rank: genus

Type species: Lithobius (Ezembius) stejnegeri (Bollman, 1893) - by original designation

Synonymy: Eason E.H. (1976). The type specimens and identity of Siberian species described in the genus Lithobius by Anton Stuxberg in 1876 (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha) - Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society of London , 58: 91-127, see p. 123.

Valid Species:

Notes: although the genus was formally proposed as new and described by Chamberlin (1923 - North American Fauna, Washington, 46: 240), its name was validated already in Chamberlin (1919 - Rep. Can. arct. Expedition, 1913-1918, 3H: 19) according to Jeekel (2005 - Myriapod memoranda, supplement 1: 17)