Pachymerium ferrugineum (C.L. Koch, 1835)

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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Pachymerium ferrugineum (C.L. Koch, 1835)


31. Pachymerium ferrugineum (C.L. Koch, 1835)

Geophilus (Pachymerium) ferrugineus [sic] C.K.: Léger and Duboscq 1903: 312. (1)

Pachymerium ferrugineum Koch [sic]: Verhoeff 1925a: 655. (2)

Pachymerium ferrugineum (C.L. Koch, 1835): Minelli 1978: 159. (3)

Pachymerium ferrugineum (C.L. Koch, 1835): Foddai et al. 1996: 361, Tab. I. (4)

Pachymerium ferrugineum (C.L. Koch, 1835): Geoffroy and Iorio 2009: 687. (5)

Literature records.

General. Sardinia-Corsica (3). Corsica (2, 4, 5). Epigeic. Corse-du-Sud, 2A - Ajaccio (1) [I]. Haute-Corse, 2B - Bastia (1) [I]. Giraglia Is. (4) [I].

Material examined.

Epigeic. Haute-Corse, 2B - Cap Corse, Barcaggio, near sea level: under stranded Posidonia , 10.IV.2004, MZ, 1 ♂ 53 lp MZ det. (CMZ) [I].

General distribution.

Europe: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark (mainland), European Russia, Finland, France (mainland, Corsica), Great Britain, Greece (mainland, insular including Crete), Hungary, Italy (mainland, Sicily, Sardinia), Latvia, Republic of Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal (mainland, Azores, Madeira), Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain (mainland, Balearic Is., Canary Is.), Sweden, The Netherlands; North Africa: Algeria, Central Sahara, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia; West Asia: Caucasus, Iran, Palestine, Turkey, Uzbekistan; East Asia: Pribilof Is. (Russia), Japan (introduced); North America: Alaska, introduced elsewhere; Central America: Mexico (introduced); South America: Chile ( Juán Fernández Is., introduced; Easter Is., introduced); Pacific islands: Hawaii (introduced).



Ecological notes.

A single record from sea level, under stranded Posidonia oceanica ; euryecious species ( Minelli and Iovane 1987, Zapparoli 2006), recorded only from localities in the Mesomediterranean belt.