Henia (Pseudochaetechelyne) brevis (Silvestri, 1896)

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: 30

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Henia (Pseudochaetechelyne) brevis (Silvestri, 1896)
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21. Henia (Pseudochaetechelyne) brevis (Silvestri, 1896) 

Literature records.

None.

Material examined.

Epigeic. Corse-du-Sud, 2A - Ajaccio, Vico, N Sagone, uhb. Col de Sorro, Quercus  , Castanea  , approx 600 m, (code 74-21): 5.X.1974, KT, 1 ♂ 18 mm long 51 lp MZ det. (NHMW) [I]. Haute-Corse, 2B - Corte, Col de Vizzavona, approx 1100 m, (code 74-17): 30.X.1974, KT, 1 ♂ 15 mm long 51 lp MZ det. (CMZ) [III].

General distribution.

Europe: France (mainland, Corsica), British Is., Germany (south-west), Italy (mainland, Pantelleria Is., Sardinia), Moldova ( Eason 1964, Minelli 1982, Spelda 1991, Minelli 2006, Barber 2008).

Chorotype.

S-European.

Ecological notes.

600-1100 m; recorded from two localities in the Mesomediterranean and Montane belts, one record from Quercus  and Castanea  mixed wood.

Remarks.

No previous records are known from Corsica. The specimen from Vico lacks an apical claw on the last leg and is only tentatively assigned to this species. Subgeneric assignment according to Minelli (1982).