Taxon profile


House Centipede
Scutigera coleoptrata (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Chilopoda - centipedes »  order Scutigeromorpha »  family Scutigeridae »  genus Scutigera

Scientific synonyms

Cermatia coleoptrata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cermatia livida Leach, 1817
Cermatia variegata (Risso, 1826)
Julus araneoides Linnaeus, 1758
Scolopendra aranea Scopoli, 1763
Scolopendra coleoptrata Linnaeus, 1758
Scolopendra lineata Rossius, 1790
Scolopendra nigricans Geoffroy, 1762
Scutigera coleoptrata graeca Verhoeff, 1905
Scutigera coleoptrata insularum Verhoeff, 1905


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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [376512]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Scutigera coleoptrata (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Scutigera coleoptrata Linnaeus, 1758]
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): List of threatened species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Scutigera coleoptrata (Linné, 1758)]
EN Tuf I. H., Tajovský K. (2016): An annotated checklist of the centipedes (Chilopoda) recorded in the Czech Republic, Acta Soc . Zool. Bohem. 80:45–50 [as Scutigera coleoptrata (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Tuf I.H., Tufová J. (2008): Proposal of ecological classification of centipede, millipede and terrestrial isopod faunas for evaluation of habitat quality in Czech Republic [], Čas. Slez. Muz. Opava (A), 57: 37-44. [as Scutigera coleoptrata (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 29 July 2009

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