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Chilopoda of Taiwan

Documenting Taiwanese Centipedes


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Order: Geophilomorpha

...Family: Ballophilidae

...Family: Geophilidae

...Family: Linotaeniidae

...Family: Mecistocephalidae

...Family: Oryidae

...Family: Schendylidae

Order: Lithobiomorpha

...Family: Lithobiidae

...Family: Henicopida

Order: Scolopendromorpha

...Family: Cryptopidae

...Family: Scolopendridae

...Family: Scolopocryptopidae

Order: Scutigeromorpha

...Family: Scutigeridae

Order: Geophilomorpha of Taiwan

Family: Ballophilidae

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Ityphilus boteltobogensis Wang, 1955

Family: Geophilidae

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Pachymerium ferrugineum Kock, 1835

Family: Linotaeniidae

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Strigamia japonicus Verhoeff, 1935

Strigamia transsilvanicus Verhoeff, 1928

Family: Mecistocephalidae

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Arrup holstii Pocock, 1895

Arrup sauteri Silvestri, 1919

Mecistocephalus changi Uliana, Bonato & Minelli, 2007

Mecistocephalus diversisternalis Silvestri, 1919

Mecistocephalus japonicus Meinert, 1886

Mecistocephalus karasawai Uliana, Bonato & Minelli, 2007

Mecistocephalus longichilatus Takakuwa, 1936

Mecistocephalus marmoratus Verhoeff, 1934

Mecistocephalus mikado Attems, 1934

Mecistocephalus monticolens Chamberlin, 1920

Mecistocephalus multidentatus Takakuwa, 1936

Mecistocephalus nannocornis Chamberlin, 1920

Mecistocephalus ongi Takakuwa, 1934

Mecistocephalus rubriceps Wood, 1862

Mecistocephalus yanagiharai Takakuwa, 1936

Proterotaiwanella sculptulatus, 1936

Tygarrup takarazimensis Miyosi, 1957

Family: Oryidae

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Orphaneus brevilabiatus Newport, 1845

Family: Schendylidae

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Escaryus japonicus Attems, 1927

Escaryus makizimae Takakuwa, 1935

Order: Lithobiomorpha of Taiwan

Family: Lithobiidae

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Alaskobius takakuwai Chamberlin & Wang, 1952

Bothropolys richthofeni Verhoeff, 1938

Bothropolys rugosus Meinert, 1872

Lithobius bidens Takakuwa, 1939

Lithobius bidivisa Takakuwa, 1939

Lithobius chekianus Chamberlin & Wang, 1952

Lithobius holstii Pocock, 1895

Lithobius kiayiensis Wang, 1959

Lithobius lineatus Takakuwa, 1939

Lithobius obtusus Takakuwa, 1941

Lithobius ongi Takakuwa, 1939

Lithobius pachypedatus Takakuwa, 1938

Lithobius ramulosus Takakuwa, 1941

Lithobius rhysus Attems, 1934

Lithobius sachalinus Verhoeff, 1937

Lithobius sulcipes Attems, 1927

Lithobius trichopus Takakuwa, 1939

Family: Henicopida

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Cermatobius longicornis Takakuwa, 1939

Cermatobius longitarsis Verhoeff, 1934

Lamyctes gracilipes Takakuwa, 1941

Order: Scolopendromorpha of Taiwan

Family: Cryptopidae

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Cryptops japonicus Takakuwa, 1934

Cryptops nigropictus Takakuwa, 1936

Family: Scolopendridae

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Otostigmus aculeatus Haase, 1887

Otostigmus angusticeps Pocock, 1898

Otostigmus astenus Kohlrausch, 1881

Otostigmus scaber Porat, 1876

Rhysida longipes longipes Newport, 1845

Rhysida immarginata Porat, 1876

Scolopendra morsitans Linnaeus, 1758

Scolopendra multidens Newport, 1844

Scolopendra subspinipes

Scolopendra subspinipes Leach, 1815

Family: Scolopocryptopidae

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Scolopocryptops capillipedatus Takakuwa, 1938

Scolopocryptops curtus Takakuwa, 1939

Scolopocryptops melanostomus Newport, 1845

Scolopocryptops rubiginosus Kock, 1878

Scolopocryptops sexspinosus Say, 1821

Order: Scutigeromorpha of Taiwan

Family: Scutigeridae

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Scutigera coleoptrata Linnaeus, 1758

Thereuonema tuberculata Wood, 1862

Thereuopoda clunifera Wood, 1862

Thereuopoda longicornis Fabricus, 1793


Referrences & Resources

[ 1 ] Chilopoda Taxonomy (Taiwan). This page was used to index species known in Taiwan. w2.loxa.edu.tw/scolopendra/taxonomy.htm

[ 2 ] Bug Guide. www.bugguide.net

[ 3 ] ArachnoBoards. www.arachnoboards.net


Last Updated: October, 2015
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