Arctogeophilus fulvus (Wood,1862)

Arctogeophilus fulvus (Wood,1862)

Original description: Wood H.C.jr. (1862). On the Chilopoda of North America with a catalogue of all the specimens in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution - Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia , (2)5(1): 5-52, see p. 41.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Mecistocephalus Newport, 1843

Type locality: around Philadelphia

Last taxonomic scrutiny: Crabill R.E. jr. (1950). On the true identity of Arctogeophilus fulvus (Wood) with some remarks concerning the status of Mecistocephalus melanonotus Wood (Chilopoda: Geophilomorpha: Geophilidae) - Canadian Entomologist, 82: 253-256, see p. 254.