Otostigmus ruficeps Pocock, 1890

The valid name for Otostigmus ruficeps Pocock, 1890 is Otostigmus multidens (Haase, 1887)

Otostigmus ruficeps Pocock, 1890

Original description: Pocock R.I. (1890). Report upon a small collections of scorpions and centipedes sent from Madras by Mr. Edgar Thurston of the Government Central Museum - Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (6)5: 244-249, see p. 247.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Family: Scolopendridae

Original rank:

Original genus: Otostigmus Porat, 1876

Type locality: India, Madras

Synonymy: Lewis J.G.E. (1996). The type speciumens and identity of the species described in the genus Otostigmus (subgenus Otostigmus) by R.I. Pocock in the collection of the Natural History Museum, London (Scolopendromorpha: Scolopendridae) - Journal of Natural History , 30: 823-834, see p. 828.

Notes: Originally described as Otostigma ruficeps. The synonymy needs to be reassessed