Piestophilus tenuitarsis (Pocock,1888)

Piestophilus tenuitarsis (Pocock,1888)

Original description: Pocock R.I. (1888). Contributions to our knowledge of the Myriopoda of Dominica - Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (6)2: 472-483, see p. 475.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Geophilus Leach, 1814

Type locality: Dominica

Last taxonomic scrutiny: Crabill R.E. jr. (1962). Concerning chilopod types in the British Museum (Natural History). Part I. Chilopoda: Geophilomorpha: Scolopendromorpha - Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 13(5): 505-510, see p. 508.


-- within Southern America: Dominica; Dominican Republic

Notes: Assigned to the genus Piestophilus Cook, 1896 by Cook (1896 - Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 18: 73).