Otostigmus (Otostigmus) politus politus Karsch, 1881

Otostigmus (Otostigmus) politus politus Karsch, 1881.

Original description: Karsch F. (1881). Chinesische Myriopoden und Arachnoideen - Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift, 25: 219-220, see p. 219.

Order: Scolopendromorpha

Original rank: species

Family: Scolopendridae

Original genus: Otostigmus Porat, 1876.

Type locality: Beijing (Peking) and Tianjin (Tientsin)

Last taxonomic scrutiny: Lewis J.G.E. (2003).On the identity of the various taxa that have been assigned to Otostigmus (O.) politus Karsch, 1881 and forms related thereto (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha) - Arthropoda Selecta, 12: 193-206, see p. 195.


-- within Africa: Madagascar

Notes: Records from India require confirmation