Cryptops decoratus Lawrence, 1960

Cryptops decoratus Lawrence, 1960

Original description: Lawrence R.F. (1960). Myriapodes - Chilopodes - Faune de Madagascar, 12: 1-123, see p. 79.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Cryptopidae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Cryptops Leach, 1815

Type locality: Madagascar Sambirano, Mt Tsaratanàna, Andilabe

Last taxonomic scrutiny: Lewis J.G.E. (2002). The scolopendromorph centipedes of Mauritius and Rodrigues and their adjacent islets (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha) - Journal of Natural History , 36: 79-106, see p. 95.


-- within Africa: Madagascar; Mauritius; Seychelles