Geophilus gavoyi Chalande, 1910

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 : 35

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Geophilus gavoyi Chalande, 1910


28. Geophilus gavoyi Chalande, 1910

Geophilus evisensis Verhoeff 1943: 9, figs 5-6. (1)

Geophilus evisensis Verh.: Attems 1947: 115. (2)

Geophilus evinensis [sic] Verhoeff, 1943: Geoffroy and Iorio 2009: 685. (3)

Literature records.

General. Corsica (3). Epigeic. Corse-du-Sud, 2A - Evisa, 825 m (1, 2, loc. typ. of Geophilus evisensis Verhoeff, 1943) [II].

Material examined.

Epigeic. Haute-Corse, 2B - Col de Vergiu, eastern slope, 1150 m: 15.IV.2004, MZ, 1 ex 12 mm long with 41 lp MZ det. (CMZ) [III].

General distribution.

Europe: France (Pyrenees, Corsica, Brittany, Centre, Auvergne and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur regions) ( Iorio 2004b, 2006, Geoffroy and Iorio 2009).



Ecological notes.

825-1150 m; recorded from two localities in the Supramediterranean and Montane belts; habitat preferences unknown, one record from a garden.


Synonymy according to Minelli (2006).