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)

394580

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:394580

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Probably indigenous to the Mediterranean but...  
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]
Barber, A.D. (2010). Scutigera coleoptrata (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Barber, A. D. (2017). World database of littoral Myriapoda. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/myriapoda/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=394580 on 2017-11-19

Date
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2009-05-06 17:47:09Z
created
2009-05-14 17:34:09Z
changed
2010-07-14 08:54:47Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJulus araneoides Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Barber, A. D. (2009). Littoral myriapods. a review. Soil Organisms. 81(3): 735-760. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Barber, A.D. (2009a) Centipedes. Linnean Society Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series) 58. Field Studies Council, Shrewsbury. [details]   

additional source Barber, A.D. (2006) Myriapoda (Centipedes & Millipedes) from the Channel Islands. Bull.British Myriapod & Isopod Group 21: 19-39 [details]   

additional source Pallas, P.S. (1772) Spicilegia Zoologica, quibus novae imprimis et obscurae animalium species iconibus, descriptionibus atque commentariis illustrantur cura P.S. Pallas. Fasciculus 9. pp. 1-86, 5 Pl. Berolini., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88609#page/393/mode/1up [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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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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