Ethmostigmus trigonopodus (Leach,1817)

Ethmostigmus trigonopodus (Leach,1817)

Original description: Leach W.E. (1817). The zoological miscellany, being the descriptions of new ar interesting animals. III. XII. The caracters of the genera of the class Myriopoda. - Taylor, London, 3: 31-45, 10 pl., see p. 36.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Scolopendridae

Original rank: species

Original genus: Scolopendra Linnaeus, 1758

Type locality: unknown as reference is unavailable



Last taxonomic scrutiny: Schileyko A.A., Stagl V. (2004). The collection of scolopendromorph centipedes (Chilopoda) in the Natural History Museum in Vienna: a critical re-evaluation of former taxonomic identifications - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie B, 105B: 67-137, see p. 114.


-- within Africa: Algeria; Angola; Congo; Ethiopia; Malawi; Sudan; Tanzania

Notes: Records from Turkey and Bismarck Archipelago (Witu Islands) are questionable