Scolopendra morsitans Linnaeus, 1758

Chagas-Jr, Amazonas, Chaparro, Elisa, Jiménez, Sebastián Galvis, Triana, Hernán Darío Triana, Flórez, Eduardo & Seoane, José Carlos Sícoli, 2014, The centipedes (Arthropoda, Myriapoda, Chilopoda) from Colombia: Part I. Scutigeromorpha and Scolopendromorpha, Zootaxa 3779 (2), pp. 133-156 : 138

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https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3779.2.2

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5057334

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Scolopendra morsitans Linnaeus, 1758
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Scolopendra morsitans Linnaeus, 1758

Material examined. MPUJ _ ENT 0001069 (MPUJ-CHI-0066), 1 specimen, Amazonas, Leticia, Comunidad Monilla Amena, Albarracin , 30/07/ 2004, 70m, 4°06'46,25" S – 69°55'52,11" O GoogleMaps ; MPUJ _ ENT 0001072 (MPUJ-CHI- 0069), 1specimen, Meta, Remolino, Ivan Lozano , 18/03/1993, 4°17'29,22"N – 72°35'53,74"O GoogleMaps .

Distribution. Scolopendra morsitans is found worldwide ( Shelley et al. 2005; Shelley 2006). New World report undoubtedly reflects human introductions ( Shelley 2006). In South America it is known from Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, French Guyana, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina; it is herein recorded also from the Orinoquia and Amazonian regions of Colombia.

Altitudinal range. 70 to 170 m.