Geophilus challengeri Pocock, 1891

Geophilus challengeri 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. 217.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Geophilus Leach, 1814

Type locality: St. Vincent, one of the Cape-Verde Islands

Last taxonomic scrutiny: Attems C. (1929). Myriapoda. 1. Geophilomorpha - Das Tierreich. De Gruyter, Berlin, 52: 1-388, see p. 322.


-- within Africa: Cape Verde

Notes: Uncertain identity. The original assignment to the genus Geophilus Leach, 1814 is probably incorrect according to the original description.