Dasyptyx Chamberlin, 1920

The valid name for Dasyptyx Chamberlin, 1920 is Mecistocephalus Newport, 1843

Dasyptyx Chamberlin, 1920

Original description: Chamberlin R.V. (1920). The Myriopoda of the Australian region - Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College, 64: 1-269, see p. 65.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Mecistocephalidae

Original rank: subgenus

Type species: Dasyptyx solomonensis Chamberlin, 1920 - by original designation

Synonymy: Bonato L., Foddai D., Minelli A. (2003). Evolutionary trends and patterns in centipede segment number based on a cladistic analysis of Mecistocephalidae (Chilopoda: Geophilomorpha) - Systematic Entomology , 28: 539-579, see p. 546.

Notes: The synonymy has been proposed only informally by Bonato, Foddai & Minelli (2003 - Syst. Entomol., 28: 546)