The centipede Scolopendra morsitans L., 1758, new to the Hawaiian fauna, and potential representatives of the "S. subspinipes Leach, 1815, complex" (Scolopendromorpha: Scolopendridae: Scolopendrinae)

Scolopendra morsitans L., 1758, is documented from Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, the fi rst record of this anthropochoric chilopod from both the archipelago and state. Hawaii thus becomes the second American state to
Scolopendra morsitans L., 1758, is documented from Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, the fi rst record of this anthropochoric chilopod from both the archipelago and state. Hawaii thus becomes the second American state to harbor the species, the other being Florida, where an individual has been taken in Jacksonville, Duval County. Meristic and morphological data are presented for three Hawaiian specimens. At least two other species of Scolopendra, both introduced, occur on these islands: S. polymorpha Wood, 1861, known only from one specimen from Oahu, and one or more representatives of the “S. subspinipes Leach, 1815, complex,” which is widespread and even inhabits Midway Atoll.
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Author:Rowland M. Shelley, William D. Perreira, Dana Anne Yee
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-331431
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi : a journal of world insect systematics
Series (Serial Number):Insecta Mundi (0338)
Publisher:Center for Systematic Entomology
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Periodical Parts
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2014/02/24
Date of first Publication:2014/01/31
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2014/03/07
Tag:Oahu; S. polymorpha; Scolopendra subspinipes; Scolopendrinae; introduction
Pagenumber:3
HeBIS PPN:35321440X
Dewey Decimal Classification:590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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