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

Strigamia maritima (Leach, 1817)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Geophilus Leach, 1814

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

StrigamiaGray, 1843accepted genus name
Scolioplanes Bergsoe & Meinert, 1866 generic synonym

Species group names

Geophilus maritima Leach, 1817 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): havstrandkryper sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: kustaardkruiper sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: havstrandkryper sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: havstrandkryper sources: Andersson et.al. (2005)
 Norwegian Nynorsk: havstrandkrypar sources: Andersson et.al. (2005)
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): havstrandkrypar sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: havsstrandskrypare


original description

Leach, W.E. (1817) The characters of the Genera of the Class Myriapoda, with Descriptions of some Species. Zoological Miscellany 3(12): 31-45

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

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Barber, A.D. (2009a) Centipedes. Linnean Society Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series) 58. Field Studies Council, Shrewsbury.





External Links

Marine Life Information Network - UK
GenBank (26803 nucleotides; 42 proteins)


Barber, A.D. (2014). Strigamia maritima (Leach, 1817). In: Barber, A.D. (2014) World database of littoral Myriapoda. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105492

& Foddai, Mrs Donnatella Minelli, Prof. dr Alessandro. Strigamia maritima (Leach, 1817). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=375318




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