Scolopendra subspinipes Leach, 1815

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 : 139

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Scolopendra subspinipes Leach, 1815


Scolopendra subspinipes Leach, 1815

Distribution. Scolopendra subspinipes is a common centipede that has been introduced in many regions of the world and is abundant on tropical islands (Shelley 2000). In South America it is known from Suriname and Brazil. Its record in Colombia is doubtful. There are no specimens in the collections and no information is mentioned in the literature. However it is mentioned for the country in the World Catalogue of Centipedes ( Minelli et al. 2006), hence it is also listed here.

Altitudinal range. Unknown.