Phosphora Leach, 1814

The valid name for Phosphora Leach, 1814 is Geophilus Leach, 1814

Phosphora Leach, 1814

Original description: Leach W.E. (1814). Crustaceology, in D. Brewster (ed.) The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia - Blackwood, Edinburgh, 7(2): 383-437, see p. 436.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: genus

Type species: Scolopendra electricus Linnaeus, 1758 - by monotypy

Synonymy: Jeekel C.A.W. (2005). Myriapod memoranda. Supplement 1. Nomeclator generum et familiarum Chilopodorum: a list of the genus and family-group names in the class Chilopoda from the 10th edition of Linnaeus, 1758, to the end of 1957. - Ulvenhout, 1-130, see p. 98.