Cryptops (Cryptops) leucopodus (Rafinesque,1820)

Cryptops (Cryptops) leucopodus (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: species

Original genus: Mycotheres Rafinesque, 1820

Type locality: Kentucky, Estill County, 1 mi (1.6 km) S Irvine


Last taxonomic scrutiny: Shelley R.M. (2002). A synopsis of the North American centipedes of the order Scolopendromorpha (Chilopoda) - Virginia Museum of Natural History Memoir, 5: viii+108 pp., see p. 89.


-- within Northern America: Alabama; Arkansas; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maryland; Michigan; Mississippi; Missouri; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas; Virginia; West Virginia

Notes: The type locality is of the neotype