Cryptops africanus Lawrence, 1955

Cryptops africanus Lawrence, 1955

Original description: Lawrence R.F. (1955). A revision of the centipedes (Chilopoda) of Natal and Zululand - Annals of the Natal Museum, 13: 121-174, see p. 163.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Cryptopidae

Original rank: subspecies

Original genus: Cryptops Leach, 1815

Type locality: KwaZulu-Natal, Drakensberg Mountains

Last taxonomic scrutiny: Lewis J. G. E. (2013). A review of species in the genus Cryptops Leach, 1815 from the Old World and the Australasian region related to Cryptops (Cryptops) doriae Pocock, 1891 (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha: Cryptopidae) - Zootaxa, 3683 (1): 001-034, see p. 7.


-- within Africa: KwaZulu-Natal