Taxon profile


Lepisma saccharina Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Zygentoma »  family Lepismatidae »  genus Lepisma

Scientific synonyms

Forbicina plana Geoffroy, 1762
Lepism saccharifera N. Mohr, 1786
Lepisma argentina (Baker, 1780)
Lepisma quercetora Wygodzinsky, 1945
Lepisma quercetorum Wygodzinsky, 1945
Lepisma semicylindrica De Geer, 1782
Lepisma vulgaris Scopoli, 1763
Tinea argentina Baker, 1780

Other names

= Silverfish


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Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Lepisma saccharina Linnaeus, 1758]
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [91644]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Lepisma saccharina Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Lepisma_saccharina]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Lepisma saccharina Linnaeus]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016

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