Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Chilopoda > Order: Scutigeromorpha > Family: Scutigeridae > Genus: Scutigera > Species: Scutigera coleoptrata

Scutigera coleoptrata (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Scolopendra nigricans Geoffroy, 1762
Scolopendra lineata Rossius, 1790
Cermatia livida Leach, 1817
Scutigera longipes Lamarck, 1818
Scutigera variegata Risso, 1826
Selista forceps Rafinesque, 1820
Cryptomera nemura Rafinesque, 1820
Scutigera vesuviana Costa, 1839
Cermatia floridensis Newport, 1844
Cermatia floridana Newport, 1845
Scutigera crinita Attems, 1902
Scutigera muscivora Verhoeff, 1905
Scutigera asiaeminoris Verhoeff, 1905
Scutigera rubrovittata Verhoeff, 1905
Scutigera natalensis Verhoeff, 1905
Scutigera graeca Verhoeff, 1905
Scutigera insularum Verhoeff, 1905
Scutigera mohamedanica Verhoeff, 1936
Scutigera pretzmanni Würmli, 1973

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