Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Myriapoda > Class Chilopoda > Order Geophilomorpha > Suborder Adesmata > Family Geophilidae > Genus Geophilus

Geophilus algarum Brölemann, 1909

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GeophilusLeach, 1814accepted genus name
Aporophilus Attems, 1903 generic synonym
Bothrogeophilus Verhoeff, 1927 generic synonym
Brachygeophilus Brolemann, 1909 generic synonym
Euronesogeophilus Matic, 1972 generic synonym
Necrophloeophagus Newport, 1842 generic synonym
Onychopodogaster Brolemann, 1909 generic synonym
Orinomus Attems, 1895 generic synonym
Orinophilus Cook, 1896 generic synonym


basis of record

Demange, J.-M. (1961) Sur deux myriapods geophilomorphs des prés salés d’Archeron. P.-V.Soc.Linn.Bordeaux 98: 1-3

basis of record

Brolemann, H.W. (1930) Élements d’une faune de France Chilopodes. Imprimerie Toulousaine.

additional source

Minelli, A. (2001). Chilopoda and Diplopoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 323

additional source

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

additional source

Barber, A.D. (2009b) Littoral myriapods; a review. Soil Organisms 81(3):735-760

status source

Bagnall, R.S. (1917) Lancashire Myriapoda New to Britain. Lancs.Chesh.Nat (NS) 10 (112): 104-108

status source

Eason, E.H. (1961) On the synonymy of some British centipedes. Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist (Ser.13) 4: 385-391



External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF


Barber, A.D.; Minelli, A. (2010). Geophilus algarum Brölemann, 1909. In: Barber, A.D. (2010) World database of littoral Myriapoda. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105489

& Foddai, Mrs Donnatella Minelli, Prof. dr Alessandro. Geophilus algarum Brölemann, 1909. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=375073




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, terrestrial


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2010-07-14 by Prof. Dr Henrik Enghoff & by A.D. Barber & by & Foddai, Mrs Donnatella Minelli, Prof. dr Alessandro

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