Cryptops (Cryptops) Leach, 1816


Cryptops Leach, 1816 [subgenus of Cryptops Leach, 1814].

Original description: Leach W.E. (1816). A tabular view of the external characters of four classes of animals, which Linné arranged under Insecta; with the distribution of the genera composing three of these classes into orders, &c. and descriptions of several new genera and species - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, 11 [1815] (2): 306-400, see p. 384..

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Cryptopidae

Original rank: genus

Type species: Scolopendra hortensis Donovan, 1810 - by monotypy

Synonymy: Attems C. (1930). Myriopoda. 2. Scolopendromorpha - Das Tierreich. De Gruyter, Berlin, 54: 1-308, see p. 202.

Valid Species:

Notes: The year of publication of the original description is discussed by Martínez-Muñoz & Perez-Gelabert (2018 - Novitates Caribaea, 12: 81)