Cryptops kivuensis Lawrence, 1953



Cryptops kivuensis Lawrence, 1953

Original description: Lawrence R.F. (1953). Zoological results of a fifth expedition to East Africa. V. Chilopoda (Myriopoda) - Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College, 110: 409-423, see p. 419.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Cryptopidae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Cryptops Leach, 1814

Type locality: Lake Kiwu, Idjwi Island

Last taxonomic scrutiny: Lewis J.G.E. (2005). A reassessment of Cryptops loveridgei Lawrence and C. kivuensis Lawrence, with observations on the subgenera Trigonocryptops Verhoeff and Paratrigonocryptops Demange (Chilopoda, Scolopendromorpha). - African Invertebrates, 46: 115-124, see p. 120.

Distribution:

-- within Africa: Congo