Otostigmus angusticeps Pocock, 1898

Otostigmus angusticeps Pocock, 1898

Original description: Pocock R.I. (1899). Report on the centipedes and millipedes obtained by Dr. A. Willey in the Loyalty Islands New Britain and elsewhere. In: Willey A. (ed.), Zoological Results based on material from New Britain New Guinea Loyalty Isles and elsewhere - University Press, Cambridge, 1: 59-74, see p. 62.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Scolopendridae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Otostigmus Porat, 1876

Type locality: New Britain



Last taxonomic scrutiny: Lewis J.G.E. (2003). On the identity of the various taxa that have been assigned to Otostigmus (O.) politus Karsch, 1881 and forms related thereto (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha) - Arthropoda Selecta, 12: 193-206, see p. 196.


-- within Africa: Kenya; Seychelles

Notes: Possibly present also in Philippines.