Lithobius melanops, Newport, 1845

Pugh, P. J. A., 2013, Why are there so few “ far southern ” myriapods?, Journal of Natural History 47 (43 - 44), pp. 2769-2784 : 2772-2773

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Lithobius melanops


Lithobius melanops Newport (sensu Blower in Holdgate 1965)

syn. Lithobius hageni Lawrence, 1956 (see Minelli et al. 2006 and Dioguardi 2012 for other synonyms).

Macaronesia, Europe, North America ( Minelli et al. 2006); Tristan da Cunha – among vegetation (tussock and sphagnum moss bog); under stones and rotten wood, introduced ( Lawrence 1956; Holdgate 1965).

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