Ethmostigmus californicus Chamberlin, 1958

Ethmostigmus californicus Chamberlin, 1958

Original description: Chamberlin R.V. (1958). Occurrence of the chilopod genus Ethmostigmus in America - Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington , 71: 185-186, see p. 185.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Scolopendridae

Original rank:

Original genus: Ethmostigmus Pocock, 1898

Type locality: unknown

Last taxonomic scrutiny: Shelley R.M. (2002). A synopsis of the North American centipedes of the order Scolopendromorpha (Chilopoda) - Virginia Museum of Natural History Memoir, 5: viii+108 pp., see p. 5.

Notes: The type locality as originally stated (USA, El Dorado Co., Snowline Camp) represents a labelling error according to Shelley (2002) as the genus is indigenous to Africa, SE Asia, East Indies and Australia.