WoRMS taxon details

Geophilus carpophagus Leach, 1814

394703  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:394703)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Leach, W. E. (1816). A tabular view of the external characters of four classes of animals, which Linné arranged under Insecta; with the distribution of the genera composing three of these classes into orders, &c. and descriptions of several new genera and species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 11(2): 306-400., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/756873
page(s): 384-385 [details]   
Type locality contained in United Kingdom  
type locality contained in United Kingdom [details]
Taxonomy The two species Geophilus carpophagus (ss) and Geophilus easoni Arthur et al, 2001 have been separated and all older...  
Taxonomy The two species Geophilus carpophagus (ss) and Geophilus easoni Arthur et al, 2001 have been separated and all older records of G.carpophagus need to be considered in this context. [details]
Barber, A. D. (2018). World Database of littoral Myriapoda. Geophilus carpophagus Leach, 1814. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=394703 on 2018-06-20
Date
action
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2009-05-08 16:34:10Z
created
2010-07-14 08:54:47Z
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original description Leach, W. E. (1816). A tabular view of the external characters of four classes of animals, which Linné arranged under Insecta; with the distribution of the genera composing three of these classes into orders, &c. and descriptions of several new genera and species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 11(2): 306-400., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/756873
page(s): 384-385 [details]   

basis of record Barber, A.D. (2009a) Centipedes. Linnean Society Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series) 58. Field Studies Council, Shrewsbury. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Ecology As now recognised (for Great Britain), G.carpophagus (ss) is the coastal, arboreal and synanthropic form. [details]

Habitat This species is either supralittoral or can be found in the intertidal zone but does not live there naturally. [details]

Taxonomy The two species Geophilus carpophagus (ss) and Geophilus easoni Arthur et al, 2001 have been separated and all older records of G.carpophagus need to be considered in this context. [details]
 

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Dutch bruine aardkruiper  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål klippejordkryper  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk klippejordkrypar  [details]
Swedish klippjordkrypare  [details]