Monops Gervais, 1847

The valid name for Monops Gervais, 1847 is Eremops Bollman, 1893

Monops Gervais, 1847

Original description: Gervais P. (1847). Myriapodes. In: Walckenaer C.A. de, Gervais F.L .P., Histoire naturelle des Insectes Aptères, Tome 4. - Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris, 1-57, 210-623, see p. 294.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Cryptopidae

Original rank: genus

Type species:

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. 56.

Notes: Preoccupied by Monops Billberg, 1829 (Crustacea) and replaced by Eremops Bollman, 1893 (Jeekel, 2005). The unavailable name "Cryptops nigra" in Newport (1845 - Trans. Linn. Soc., 19: 408) was selected as the type species of Monops.