Plateurytion gracilis (Gervais,1849)

Plateurytion gracilis (Gervais,1849)

Original description: Gervais P. (1849). Miriapodes. In: C.L. Gay (ed.), Historia fisica y politica de Chile, Zool. - (Fauna Chilena). Atlas zoologique, 4: 53-72, see p. 70.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Geophilus Leach, 1814

Type locality: Valdivia


Last taxonomic scrutiny: Bonato L., Pereira L.A., Minelli A. (2007). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the centipede genera Chomatobius, Ityphilus, Hapleurytion, Plateurytion, and Steneurytion (Chilopoda: Geophilomorpha) - Zootaxa, 1485: 1-12, see p. 6.

Notes: Firstly assigned to the genus Eurytion Attems, 1903 by Silvestri (1905 - Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, suppl. 6: 762).