Cryptops spinipes Pocock, 1891



Cryptops spinipes Pocock, 1891

Original description: Pocock R.I. (1891). Descriptions of some new Geophilidae in the collection of the British Museum - Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (6)8: 215-227, see p. 156.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Cryptopidae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Cryptops Leach, 1814

Type locality: Sydney

Synonym(s):

Last taxonomic scrutiny: Edgecombe G.D. (2005). A troglomorphic species of the centipede Cryptops (Trigonocryptops) (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha) from Western Australia - Records of the Western Australian Museum, 22: 315-323, see p. 322.

Distribution:

-- within Asia-Tropical: Vietnam

-- within Pacific: Fiji

Notes: Attems (1930: 214) retained C. zelandicus as a separate species, although it had been synonymised under C. spinipes by Archey (1924 Rec. Canterbury Mus., 2:211).