Thalassisobates littoralis, Seil Island, Scotland. Photograph copyright Tony Barber
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Myriapods taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutigera coleoptrata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 394580

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyriapoda > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChilopoda > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutigeromorpha > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutigeridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutigera > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutigera coleoptrata
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutigera Lamarck, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJulus araneoides Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  basis of record Barber, A.D. (2009b) Littoral myriapods; a review. Soil Organisms 81(3):735-760 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrica [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsia [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurope [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth America [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Mediterranean [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth America [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (180 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (145 nucleotides; 121 proteins) 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Probably indigenous to the Mediterranean but extending to much of Europe, Asia, North & South America, Africa, St.Helena, etc. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcology Scutigeromorphs are seen in coastal localities in various parts of the world. Scutigera coleoptrata has been collected amongst large pebbles just above HWM on Jersey (CI) and on the French Channel coast (Barber, 2006) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment Pallas (1772) writes of Julus araneiodes (Scutigera coleoptrata) as "insectum pelagicum ab amico mihi Navarcho quodam inter susceptos in Oceano Atlantico Fuci natatis fasiculos" [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat This species is either supralittoral or can be found in the intertidal zone but does not live there naturally.
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:394580
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2009-05-06 17:47:09Z  created  Barber, A.D.
2009-05-14 17:34:09Z  changed  Barber, A.D.
2010-07-14 08:54:47Z  changed  Barber, A.D.
  
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  Citation: Barber, A.D. (2014). Scutigera coleoptrata (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Barber, A.D. (2014) World database of littoral Myriapoda. Accessed through: Barber, A.D. (2014) World database of littoral Myriapoda at http://www.marinespecies.org/myriapoda/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=394580 on 2014-12-26
  

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