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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeophilus 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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The two species Geophilus carpophagus (ss) and...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy 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. (2010). Geophilus carpophagus Leach, 1814. In: Barber, A. D. (2017). World database of littoral Myriapoda. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/myriapoda/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=394703 on 2017-11-20

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2009-05-08 16:34:10Z
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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]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcology As now recognised (for Great Britain), G.carpophagus (ss) is the coastal, arboreal and synanthropic form. [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. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy 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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