Mycotheres Rafinesque, 1820


The valid name for Mycotheres Rafinesque, 1820 is Cryptops Leach, 1814

Mycotheres Rafinesque, 1820

Original description: Rafinesque C.S. (1820). Annals of nature, or annual synopsis of new genera and species of animals, plants etc. discovered in North America. First annual number for 1820 - Lexington, pp. 20, see p. 8.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Cryptopidae

Original rank: subgenus

Type species: Mycotheres leucopodus Rafinesque, 1820 - by subsequent designation

Fixed by: Hoffman R.L., Crabill R.E. (1953). C. S. Rafinesque as the real father of American myriapodology: an analysis of his hitherto unrecognized species - Florida Entomologist , 36: 73-82, see p. 79.

Synonymy: Hoffman R.L., Crabill R.E. (1953). C. S. Rafinesque as the real father of American myriapodology: an analysis of his hitherto unrecognized species - Florida Entomologist , 36: 73-82, see p. 77, 79.