Scolopendra gigantea 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: 137-138

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

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4910247

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scientific name

Scolopendra gigantea Linnaeus, 1758
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Scolopendra gigantea Linnaeus, 1758  

Material examined. ICN-M.Ch-0004, 1 specimen, Atlántico, near Barranquilla, Región el Guajaro La Peña , J.M. Ariano, 20-I- 1968, 20 m   ; ICN-M.Ch-0054, 1 specimen, Sucre, San Marcos , La Florida, Grupo Sistemática Animal, 21-IV- 2004, 38 m   ; ICN-M.Ch-0055, 3 specimen, Atlántico, near Barranquilla, Región del Guajaro , La Peña, J. M. Ariano, 20-I- 1968, 20 m   ; ICN-M.Ch-0094, 1 specimen, Bolívar, Sta. Catalina, Hda. El Ceibal, J. Lynch   , 3-X- 1999, 20 m   ; ICN-M.Ch-0095, 9 specimens, Km 5 Carretera a Pto Colombia, 15-VIII-1964   ; ICN-M.Ch-0123, 1 specimen, Magdalena, PNN Tayrona, **- VI-2000   , ICN-M.Ch-0124, 1 specimen, Magdalena, PN Isla de Salamanca, G. Toro   ; MNHN ( N241 View Materials ), 3 specimens, Cartagena, M. Buret, 1835   ; MCZ 26467 View Materials , 2 specimens, near Rio Frio , P.J. Darlington   .

Distribution. Caribbean coastline of northern South America to Surinam; Venezuela, Trinidad, Aruba and Curaçao ( Kraepelin 1903; Attems 1930; Bücherl 1942; Shelley & Kiser 2000; Shelley 2006). All records from Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, St. Thomas, and U. S. Virgin Islands represent accidental human introductions or labelling errors ( Shelley 2006). In Colombia it is known only from the Caribbean Región.

Altitudinal range. 9 to 40 m.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

MCZ

Museum of Comparative Zoology