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

Tuoba poseidonis (Verhoeff, 1901)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Geophilus Leach, 1814

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

TuobaChamberlin, 1920accepted genus name
Nesogeophilus Verhoeff, 1924 generic synonym

Species group names

Geophilus poseidonis Verhoeff, 1901 objective synonym
Geophilus siscensis Verhoeff, 1943 subjective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Swedish: medelhavsjordkrypare


basis of record

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

additional source

Roth, V.D. & Brown, W.L. (1976) Other air-breathing arthropods in Cheng, L. Marine Insects. North-Holland Publishing, Amsterdam-Oxford, American Elsevier, New York.

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



External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF


Barber, A.D.; Minelli, A. (2010). Tuoba poseidonis (Verhoeff, 1901). 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:105491

& Foddai, Mrs Donnatella Minelli, Prof. dr Alessandro. Tuoba poseidonis (Verhoeff, 1901). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=375209




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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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