Cryptops (Cryptops) hortensis (Donovan, 1810)

Zapparoli, Marzio & Iorio, Etienne, 2012, The centipedes (Chilopoda) of Corsica: catalogue of species with faunistic, zoogeographical and ecological remarks, International Journal of Myriapodology 7, pp. 15-68 : 27

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Cryptops (Cryptops) hortensis (Donovan, 1810)


14. Cryptops (Cryptops) hortensis (Donovan, 1810)

Cryptops hortensis Leach: Pocock 1894: 164. (1)

Cryptops hortensis Leach: Verhoeff 1943: 13. (2)

? Cryptops hortensis Leach, 1815: Minelli 1978: 156 [pars]. (3)

Cryptops hortensis Leach, 1815: Foddai et al. 1996: 360, Tab. I. (4)

Cryptops hortensis : Iorio and Geoffroy 2007b: 32, fig. 2. (5)

Cryptops hortensis (Donovan, 1810): Iorio and Geoffroy 2008: 83, figs 2a, 3a, 5c. (6)

Cryptops (Cryptops) hortensis (Donovan, 1810): Geoffroy and Iorio 2009: 681. (7)

Literature records.

General. Sardinia-Corsica (3). Corsica (4, 7). Epigeic. Haute-Corse, 2B (6) - Bastia (1, 2, 5) [I].

Material examined.

Epigeic. Haute-Corse, 2B - Cap Corse, Col St. Lucia, Tour de Seneca, Quercus ilex wood, 450 m: 11.IV.2004, MZ, 2 exx MZ det. (CMZ) [I]. Ghisoni, Inzecca, collector unknown, 1 ex EI det. (MNHN) [I].

General distribution.

Europe: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark (mainland), Finland, France (mainland, Corsica), Germany, Great Britain, Greece (mainland, insular including Crete), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy (mainland, Sicily, Sardinia), Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Portugal (mainland, Azores, Madeira), Romania, Russia (European), Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain (mainland, Canary Is.), Switzerland, Sweden, The Netherlands, Ukraine; North Africa: Morocco; West Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey (northern), Tadzikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan; North America: Canada (introduced), USA (introduced); Atlantic islands: St. Helena (introduced); Pacific islands: Hawaii (introduced).



Ecological notes.

Local altitudinal range and habitat preferences very poorly known; only one record, from a Quercus ilex wood at 450 m a.s.l. All three previously known localities are situated in the Mesomediterranean belt.