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The requested taxon is the species

Scolopendra gigantea Linnaeus, 1758

(Chilopoda: Scolopendrida: Scolopendridae)

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Combinations:

Synonyms (original combinations bold)


Scolopendra annulipes Lucas, 1884

Scolopendra epileptica Wood, 1861

Scolopendra gigas Leach, 1815

Scolopendra insignis Gervais, 1844

Scolopendra prasinipes Wood, 1861

primary and secondary descriptions

1863 Scolopendra gigantea - Koch, Halle. 112 pp: 9 (description)

taxon mentioned as synonym

1955 Scolopendra annulipes - Chamberlin, Lunds Universitets Arsskrift, Ny Följd, 51 (5): 1-61: 48 (secondary citation)

1955 Scolopendra epileptica - Chamberlin, Lunds Universitets Arsskrift, Ny Följd, 51 (5): 1-61: 48 (secondary citation)

1955 Scolopendra gigas - Chamberlin, Lunds Universitets Arsskrift, Ny Följd, 51 (5): 1-61: 48 (secondary citation)

1955 Scolopendra insignis - Chamberlin, Lunds Universitets Arsskrift, Ny Följd, 51 (5): 1-61: 48 (secondary citation)

1955 Scolopendra prasinipes - Chamberlin, Lunds Universitets Arsskrift, Ny Följd, 51 (5): 1-61: 48 (secondary citation)

taxon mentioned in a key or key for subtaxa provided

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notes on taxon

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1905 Scolopendra gigantea - Silvestri, Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere, Supplementum, 6: 715-772: 751 (note)

1955 Scolopendra gigantea - Chamberlin, Lunds Universitets Arsskrift, Ny Följd, 51 (5): 1-61: 48 (note)

cited localities

(including data on types)

associated References

Chamberlin, Ralph Vary (1955): The Chilopoda of the Lund University and California Academy of Sciences expeditions. - Lunds Universitets Arsskrift, Ny Följd, 51 (5): 1-61. Lund.

Koch, Carl Ludwig (1863): Die Myriapoden. Getreu nach der Natur abgebildet und beschrieben. Bd. 2. - Halle. 112 pp. Halle.

Leach, William Elford (1815): A tabular view of the external charcters of four classes of animals, which Linné arranged under Insecta; with the Distribution of the genera composing three of these classes into orders, and descriptions of several new genera and species. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, 11 (2): 306-400. London.

Silvestri, Filippo (1905): Myriapoda. - Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere, Supplementum, 6: 715-772. Jena.