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

Stigmatogaster dimidiata (Meinert, 1870)

394705  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Barber, A. D. (2018). World Database of littoral Myriapoda. Stigmatogaster dimidiata (Meinert, 1870). Accessed at: on 2018-03-24
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2010-07-14 08:54:47Z

basis of record Chamberlin, R.V. (1960) A new marine centipede from the California littoral. Proc.Biol.Soc.Wash. 73: 99-101 [details]   

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

additional source Roth, V.D. & Brown, W.L. (1976) Other air-breathing arthropods in Cheng, L. Marine Insects. North-Holland Publishing, Amsterdam-Oxford, American Elsevier, New York. [details]   

additional source  (ofStigmatogaster dimidiata angusta Latzel, 1886) Roth, V.D. & Brown, W.L. (1976) Other intertidal air breathing arthropods in Cheng, L. Marine Insects. North-Holland Publishing, Amsterdam - Oxford; American Elesevier Publishing, New York, available online at [details]   
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Editor's comment Chamberlin (1960) referred to Stigmatogaster dimidiata angusta Latzel, 1896 as "a form of known littoral habits" but there is no other traceable reference to halophilous habits in this terrestrial species which occurs up to 400-450m and Crabill, quoted in Roth & Brown (1976) regards the listing of this as halophilous as questionable. [details]

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

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