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CHILOPODA (centipedes)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

GEOPHILOMORPHA (earth centipedes)
DIGNATHODONTIDAE (a family of centipedes), eg: Henia vesuviana (a centipede) - Male - active - dorsal view GEOPHILIDAE (a family of earth centipedes), eg: Geophilus gracilis (a littoral earth centipede) - Dorsal view LINOTAENIIDAE (a family of centipedes), eg: Strigamia crassipes (a centipede) - In situ - dorsal view
LITHOBIOMORPHA (stone centipedes) Order
LITHOBIIDAE (stone centipedes) Family
Lithobius (Lithobius) forficatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (a stone centipede)
Top view
Lithobius (Lithobius) variegatus Leach, 1813 (a stone centipede)
Top view
Lithobius (Sigibius) microps Meinert, 1868 (a stone centipede)
Dorsal view
SCOLOPENDROMORPHA (an order of centipedes) Order
CRYPTOPIDAE (a family of centipedes) Family
Cryptops hortensis Leach, 1814 (a centipede)
Dorsal view

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Barber, A.D., 2003 A Guide to the Identification of British Centipedes
Barber, A.D., 2009 Centipedes
Brolemann, H.W., 1930 Éléments d.une Faune de Myriapodes de Frane: Chilopodes
Cloudsley-Thompson, J.L. & Sankey, J., 1961 Land Invertebrates, a guide to British worms, molluscs and arthropods, excluding insects
Eason, E.H., 1964 Centipedes of the British Isles
Savory, T.H., 1955 The World of Small Animals

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 3 general literature references to CHILOPODA (centipedes)

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BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 feeding and other relationships of CHILOPODA (centipedes)

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