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Scolopendra morsitans  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1090869

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumMyriapoda  – miriápode, myriapods  
                   ClassChilopoda  – centipedes, centopéia, quilópode, centipeds  
                      SubclassPleurostigmophora Pocock, 1902  
                            FamilyScolopendridae Leach, 1814  
                               SubfamilyScolopendrinae Leach, 1814  
                                  GenusScolopendra Linnaeus, 1758  
                                     SpeciesScolopendra morsitans Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Scolopendra morsitans coerulescens Cragin, 1885  
                                        Subspecies Scolopendra morsitans morsitans Linnaeus, 1758  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ChiloBase 2.0 - A World Catalogue of Centipedes (Chilopoda), database (version 2016)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Notes: Bonato, L., A. Chagas Junior, G. D. Edgecombe, J. G. E. Lewis, A. Minelli,L. A. Pereira, R. M. Shelley, P. Stoev, and M. Zapparoli. (2016) Chilobase 2.0 - A World Catalogue of Centipedes (Chilopoda). Available at   
  Reference for: Scolopendra morsitans   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Martínez-Muñoz, Carlos A., and Daniel Perez-Gelabert  
  Publication Date: 2018   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of the centipedes (Chilopoda) of Hispaniola   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Novitates Caribaea, no. 12   
  Page(s): 74-101   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 2071-9841   
  Reference for: Scolopendra morsitans   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Siriwut, Warut, Gregory D. Edgecombe, Chirasak Sutcharit, Piyoros Tongkerd, and Somsak Panha  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: A taxonomic review of the centipede genus Scolopendra Linnaeus, 1758 (Scolopendromorpha, Scolopendridae) in mainland Southeast Asia, with description of a new species from Laos   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, vol. 590   
  Page(s): 1-124   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2970   
  Notes: doi: 10.3897/zookeys.590.7950   
  Reference for: Scolopendra morsitans   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
    South America  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Continental US, Native  






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