Geophilus virginiensis Bollman, 1889



Geophilus virginiensis Bollman, 1889

Original description: Bollman C.H. (1888). Notes upon some myriapods belonging to the U. S. National Museum. - Proceedings of the United States National Museum , 11: 343-350, see p. 346.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Geophilus Leach, 1814

Type locality: Natural Bridge, Va.

Last taxonomic scrutiny: Hoffman R.L. (1995). The centipeds (Chilopoda) of Virginia: A first list - Banisteria, 5: 20-32, see p. 24.

Notes: Considered a junior synonym of Geophilus mordax Meinert, 1886 by Chamberlin (1912 - Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zo├Âlogy, 54: 413) and subsequent authors, but actually different from this letter species according to the original description and original observation by Hoffman (1995 - Banisteria, 5: 24).