Geophilus (Bothrogeophilus) Verhoeff, 1925

The valid name for Geophilus (Bothrogeophilus) Verhoeff, 1925 is Geophilus Leach, 1814

Bothrogeophilus Verhoeff, 1925 [subgenus of Geophilus Leach, 1814].

Original description: Verhoeff K.W. (1925). Chilopoda. In: Bronn H. G. (ed), Klassen und Ordnungen des Tierreiches - Winter, Leipzig, 5 (2): 725 pp, see p. 581..

Order: Geophilomorpha

Family: Geophilidae

Original rank: subgenus

Type species: Scolopendra electricus Linnaeus, 1758 - by subsequent designation

Fixed by: Crabill R.E. jr. (1954). A conspectus of the northeastern North American species of Geophilus (Chilopoda Geophilomorpha Geophilidae) - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 56: 172-188, see p. 176.

Synonymy: Bonato L., Minelli A. (2014). Chilopoda Geophilomorpha of Europe: a revised list of species with taxonomic and nomenclatural notes - Zootaxa, 3770: 1-136, see p. 28.