Newportia pusilla Pocock, 1893

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 : 148

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

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4910281

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scientific name

Newportia pusilla Pocock, 1893
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Newportia pusilla Pocock, 1893

Material examined. ICN-M.Ch-0052, 2 specimens, Cundinamarca, Usme, Parque Entrenubes, Cerro Gavilan, L. Benavides, 18-V- 2003, 2745 m; IAVH, 1 specimen, Norte de Santander , PNN Tama, Vda. El Diamante, E. González, 26-IX-1999, 1000 m, Winkler , Bosque Alto de Herrera, ZMUC, 1 specimen, near Bogotá, Páramo de Monserrate, H. Sturm, 13.x.1920 .

Distribution. Newportia pusilla has been reported from the West Indies ( Saint Vincent) and South America ( Venezuela and Brazil). It was also doubtfully recorded from Cuba and Colombia by Schileyko and Minelli (1998). We now confirm its occurrence in the Andean Región of Colombia.

Altitudinal range. 1000 to 2745 m.

ZMUC

Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen