Tuoba laticeps (Pocock,1891)

Tuoba laticeps (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. 220.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Geophilus Leach, 1814

Type locality: King Island, in Bass Strait (S. Australia)

Last taxonomic scrutiny: Jones R.E. (1998). On the species of Tuoba (Chilopoda: Geophilomorpha) in Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and New Britain - Record of the Western Australian Museum , 18: 333-346, see p. 337.

Notes: Originally assigned to the genus Geophilus Leach, 1814 with doubt. Firstly assigned to the genus Tuoba Chamberlin, 1920 by Crabill (1968 - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 70 (4): 345).