Geophilus joyeuxi Leger & Duboscq, 1903

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: 36

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Geophilus joyeuxi Leger & Duboscq, 1903
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29. Geophilus joyeuxi Leger & Duboscq, 1903 

Geophilus electricus Joyeuxi  Léger & Duboscq 1903: 313, 319. (1)

Geophilus electricus Joyeuxi  Lég. [sic]: Verhoeff 1925a: 655. (2)

Geophilus Joyeuxi  : Brölemann 1926: 232. (3)

Geophilus electricus joyeuxi  Bröl.: Attems 1929: 169. (4)

Geophilus Joyeuxi  Léger et Duboscq, 1903: Brölemann 1930: 167, figs 261-263. (5)

Geophilus fossularum  Verhoeff 1943: 10, figs 10, 11. (6)

Geophilus fossularum  Verh.: Attems 1947: 115. (7)

Geophilus joyeuxi  Léger et Duboscq, 1903: Demange 1981: 232. (8)

Geophilus fossularum  Verhoeff, 1943: Foddai et al. 1996: 361, Tab. I. (9)

Geophilus joyeuxi  Léger & Duboscq, 1903: Geoffroy and Iorio 2009: 686. (10)

Literature records.

General. Corsica (2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10). Epigeic. Haute-Corse, 2B - Francardo, 265 m (6, loc. typ. of Geophilus fossularum  Verhoeff, 1943) [I]. Vizzavona (1, 5, loc. typ. of Geophilus electricus Joyeuxi  Léger and Duboscq, 1903) [III].

Material examined.

Epigeic. Corse-du-Sud, 2A - Evisa, falls of Aitone, Pinus laricio  wood, 900 m: 13.IV.2004, MZ, 2 exx 49, 51 lp MZ det. (CMZ) [II].

General distribution.

Europe: France ( Pyrénées-Orientales, Alpes Maritimes, Corsica).

Chorotype.

W-Mediterranean.

Ecological notes.

265-900 m; recorded from Mesomediterranean to Montane belts, a single record from Pinus laricio  wood in the Supramediterranean belt.

Remarks.

Geophilus fossularum  is a junior synonym of Geophilus joyeuxi  according to Minelli (2006).