Tuoba xylophaga (Attems,1903)

Tuoba xylophaga (Attems,1903)

Original description: Attems C. (1903). Synopsis der Geophiliden - Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, 18: 155-302, see p. 237.

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Geophilus Leach, 1814

Type locality: Neuseeland

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. 340.

Notes: Considered a junior synonym of Tuoba laticeps (Pocock, 1891) by Crabill (1968 - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 70 (4): 345), but actually different from this latter species according to the original description.