Geophilus punicus Silvestri, 1896

Geophilus punicus Silvestri, 1896

Original description: Silvestri F. (1896). Una escursione in Tunisia (Symphyla Chilopoda Diplopoda) - Naturalista Siciliano , 143-161, see p. 155.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: varietas

Original genus: Geophilus Leach, 1814

Type locality: "Aïn Draham" (Tunisia)

Last taxonomic scrutiny: Bonato L., Minelli A. (2014). Chilopoda Geophilomorpha of Europe: a revised list of species with taxonomic and nomenclatural notes - Zootaxa, 3770: 1-136, see p. 44.


-- within Africa: Tunisia

-- within Europe: Italy; Sardegna; Sicilia

Notes: Orinally described as Geophilus flavus v. punicus. Considered a junior synonym of Geophilus longicornis var. austriacus Latzel, 1880 by Attems (1929 - Das Tierreich, 52: 174), but actually different from this latter taxon according to the original description.