Scutigera simplex Haase,1887



The valid name for Scutigera simplex Haase,1887 is Allothereua maculata (Newport, 1844)

Scutigera simplex Haase,1887

Original description: Haase E. (1887). Die Indisch-Australischen Myriopoden. Pt. I. Chilopoden - Abhandlungen und Berichte des K├Âniglichen Zoologischen und. Anthropologisch- Ethnographischen Museums zu Dresden, 5: 1-118, see p. 26.

Order: Scutigeromorpha

Family: Scutigeridae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Scutigera Lamarck, 1801

Type locality: Sydney, Adelaide

Synonymy: Pocock R.I. (1901). The Chilopoda or centipedes of the Australian Continent - Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (7)8: 451-463, see p. 452.

Notes: The taxonomic status of Scutigera simplex is still uncertain. Pocock (1901) tentatively proposed it to be a synonym of Scutigera (now Allothereua) maculata (Newport, 1844), and Chamberlin (1920) repeated the record.