Tuoba poseidonis (Verhoeff, 1901)

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: 37

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Tuoba poseidonis (Verhoeff, 1901)


33. Tuoba poseidonis (Verhoeff, 1901) 

Geophilus (Nesogeophilus) poseidonis siscensis  Verhoeff 1943: 8, fig. 12. (1)

Clinopodes poseidonis siscensis  Verh.: Attems 1947: 122. (2)

Clinopodes poseidonis  (Verhoeff, 1901): Minelli 1978: 158. (3)

Geophilus poseidonis  Verhoeff 1901: Foddai et al. 1996: 361, Tab. I. (4)

Tuoba poseidonis  (Verhoeff, 1901): Geoffroy and Iorio 2009: 688. (5)

Literature records.

General. Sardinia-Corsica (3). Corsica (4, 5). Epigeic. Haute-Corse, 2B - Marine de Sisco (1, 2, loc. typ. of Geophilus (Nesogeophilus) poseidonis siscensis  Verhoeff, 1943) [I].

General distribution.

Europe: Finland, France (mainland, Corsica), Greece (mainland, insular), Italy (mainland, Sicily, Sardinia), Slovenia; North Africa: Egypt (Red Sea); West Asia: Jordan (Dead Sea); Tropical Africa: Somalia.



Ecological notes.

Sea level; all records have been collected along the sea coast under stranded Posidonia oceanica  or debris.


Geophilus (Nesogeophilus) poseidonis siscensis  is a junior synonym of Tuoba poseidonis  according to Minelli (2006).