Geophilus georgianus Meinert, 1886



The valid name for Geophilus georgianus Meinert, 1886 is Arenophilus bipuncticeps (Wood, 1862)

Geophilus georgianus Meinert, 1886

Original description: Meinert F. (1886). Myriapoda Musei Cantabrigiensis. Part I. Chilopoda - Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society , 23: 161-233, see p. 219.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Geophilus Leach, 1814

Type locality: Georgia

Synonymy: Chamberlin R.V. (1912). The Geophiloidea of the Southeastern States - Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College, 54: 405-436, see p. 408.

Notes: The correspondence of this nominal species with Geophilus attenuatus Say, 1821 (currently a synonym of Arenophilus bipuncticeps (Wood, 1862)) was firstly recognised by Bollman (1893 - Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 46: 148); its synonymy with Arenophilus bipuncticeps (Wood, 1862) was firstly stated without doubt by Chamberlin (1912 - Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zo├Âlogy, 54: 408; 1912 - The Canadian Entomologist, 44: 66).