Eupolybothrus (Eupolybothrus) litoralis ( L. Koch, 1867 ), L. Koch, 1867

Simaiakis, Stylianos Michail, Akkari, Nesrine & Zapparoli, Marzio, 2016, The centipedes of Peloponnisos and first records of genus Eurygeophilus in the East Mediterranean (Myriapoda: Chilopoda), Zootaxa 4061 (4), pp. 301-346: 307-308

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Eupolybothrus (Eupolybothrus) litoralis ( L. Koch, 1867 )
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2. Eupolybothrus (Eupolybothrus) litoralis ( L. Koch, 1867)  

(1) Lithobius fasciatus Newp.   : Verhoeff, 1899: 454, Fig. I b.

(2) Lithobius (Polybothrus) fasciatus graecus Verhoeff, 1899: 454   , Fig. I a. (3) L. fasciatus bosniensis Latzel   : Verhoeff, 1901: 450.

(4) L. fasciatus graecus Verh.   : Verhoeff, 1901: 450.

(5) Lithobius fasciatus Koch   [sic!]: Attems, 1902: 545.

(6) Lithobius fasciatus   subsp. graeca var. unicolor Attems, 1902: 548   . (7) Lithobius fasciatus   subsp. graeca var: picta Attems, 1902: 548. (8) Polybothrus fasciatus (Newp.)   : Kanellis, 1959: 29.

(9) Polybothrus fasciatus bosniensis Latz.   : Kanellis, 1959: 29.

(10) Polybothrus fasciatus graecus Verh.   : Kanellis, 1959: 30.

(11) Polybothrus fasciatus graecus   var. pictus Att.   : Kanellis, 1959: 30. (12) Eupolybothrus fasciatus (Newp.)   : Matic, 1976: 290.

(13) Lithobius fasciatus graecus Verhoeff   : Eason, 1983: 112, Fig. 1 View FIGURE 1 . (14) Eupolybothrus (Eupolybothrus) grossipes (C.L. Koch)   : Zapparoli, 1984: 202, figs. 16 – 2 l. (15) Eupolybothrus   ( Eupolybothrus   ) sp.: Zapparoli, 1984: 206.

(16) Eupolybothrus grossipes (L. Koch)   : Matic & Stavropoulos, 1988: 37. (17) Eupolybothrus litoralis (L. Koch)   : Zapparoli, 1990: 54, Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 . (18) Eupolybothrus (Eupolybothrus) litoralis (L. Koch)   : Zapparoli, 1994: 27. (19) Eupolybothrus (Eupolybothrus) litoralis ( L. Koch, 1867)   : Zapparoli, 2002: 11, Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 .

General distribution. Europe: Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, FYR Macedonia, Greece (incl. Crete), Montenegro, Romania, Slovenia. West Asia: Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey ( Zapparoli 2002; Minelli et al. 2006).

Chorotype. E-Mediterranean (EME).

Records in Peloponnisos (5, 7, 8, 11) ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 ). Ahaia: Aroania Ori (18, 19); Aroania Ori, Kalavrita, Ski Resort (19); Aroania Ori, near Likouria (14, 19); Chrikali, along Tethros River (19); Kalavrita gorge (12, 19); pass between Klitoria and Kalivia, 1200 m (15, 19); Lapas (3, 9, 19); Patra (3, 9, 19). Argolida: Argos (13, 19); Argos, along Inachos river (19); Larissa, near Argos (2, 4, 6, 10, 19); Nafplio (2, 4, 10, 13, 19); Tirintha (2, 4, 6, 10, 13, 19). Arkadia: Oros Menalon, Vitina (14, 19); 1 km E Vitina, crossroads to Vitina, 1025 m (19); Tripoli (1, 3, 9, 19); NW of Tripoli, road to Alonistena, 1450 m (19). Korinthia: Lake of Stimfalia (15, 19); Oros Killini, 1500 m (14, 19); Oros Killini, Ano Sinikia Trikala, 1500 m (18, 19); Oros Killini, summit, 2350 m (18, 19); Oros Killini, Oros Ziria, 2010 m (19). Lakonia: near Alepochori, 850 m (14, 19); Taigetos (17, 19); Taigetos, Ladas (loc. typ. of Lithobius fasciatus   subsp. graeca var. picta Attems, 1902   ) (7, 11, 19); Taigetos, Poliana, 1000–1300 m (14, 19); Taigetos, Profitis Ilias (16, 19). Messinia: Kalamata (3, 9, 19); Kalamata, between Artemissia and Langada Pass (19); Ithomi (4, 10, 19).

New records from Mt. Parnonas ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 ). 3 exx., Arkadia, Arkadia, Stravorachi, west of Kastanitsa (loc. 5), 1485 m, N 37.238169 / E 22.610705, 26 Oct. 2014; 1 ex., Arkadia, Arkadia, Sitaina to Platanos, close to Panagia church (loc. 7), 770 m, N 37.301359 / E 22.658826, 27 Oct. 2014; 2 exx., Arkadia, Arkadia, Platanos north by the river (loc. 8), 410 m, N 37.326315 / E 22.65768, 27 Oct. 2014; 1 ex., Arkadia, Arkadia, Meligarias south of Oreini Meligou (loc. 9), 810 m, N 37.350434 / E 22.671654, 27 Oct. 2014; 6 exx., Arkadia, Arkadia, Xirokampi 1.2 km W of Agios Ioannis (loc. 10), 870 m, N 37.349902 / E 22.593355, 27 Oct. 2014; 3 exx., Arkadia, Arkadia, Moni Panagias Malevis (loc. 11), 880 m, N 37.328907 / E 22.572301, 27 Oct. 2014; 4 exx., Arkadia, Arkadia, Mazia gorge NE Kastanitsa (loc. 13), 480 m, N 37.277568 / E 22.673011, 28 Oct. 2014; 1 ex., Arkadia, Arkadia, Kastanitsa 1km north of the village on the road (loc. 16), 800 m, N 37.270736 / E 22.659336, 28 Oct. 2014; 3 exx., Arkadia, Arkadia, Agios Ioannis Theologos church, mountain refuge (loc. 19), 1610 m, N 37.226653 / E 22.591896, 29 Oct. 2014; 3 exx., Arkadia, Arkadia, Kastanitsa to Agios Vasileios, E of Gaitanorachi (loc. 20), 1455 m, N 37.224892 / E 22.643886, 29 Oct. 2014; 1 ex., Arkadia, Arkadia, Kastanitsa to Parnonas refuge, crossroad to Agios Vasileios (loc. 21), 1560 m, N 37.224316 / E 22.616548, 29 Oct. 2014; 1 ex., Arkadia, Arkadia, Parnonas mt. refuge (loc. 24), 1480 m, N 37.220203 / E 22.613662, 29 Oct. 2014; 2 exx., Arkadia, Arkadia, Mavrovouni, mountain plateau west of Sitaina (loc. 25), 1330 m, N 37.300473 / E 22.615434, 30 Oct. 2014; 1 ex., Arkadia, Arkadia, Bogreika Kalyvia, Malevos plateau west slopes (loc. 26), 1280 m, N 37.286459 / E 22.593247, 30 Oct. 2014; 3 exx., Arkadia, Arkadia, Agios Petros village, crossroad to Kastanitsa (loc. 27), 920 m, N 37.321625 / E 22.563531, 30 Oct. 2014; 1 ex., Arkadia, Agios Panteleimon village, cultivations (loc. 28), 375 m, N 37.309809 / E 22.696487, 31 Oct. 2014; 2 exx., Arkadia, Agios Andreas to Agios Panteleimon, crossroad to Moni Eortakoustis (loc. 29), 190 m, N 37.323139 / E 22.714269, 31 Oct. 2014; 3 exx., Arkadia, Parnonas mountain refuge to Agios Vasileios, 4.5 km SW of the refuge (loc. 37), 1440 m, N 37.226428 / E 22.641807, 1 May 2015; 2 exx., Arkadia, Prastos, 3 km N of the village (loc. 41), 1215 m, N 37.239358 / E 22.671086, 1 May 2015; 1 ex., Arkadia, Prastos to Kastanitsa, 3 km E of Prastos (loc. 42), 525 m, N 37.259315 / E 22.698692, 1 May 2015; 1 ex., Arkadia, Moni Malevis, 600 m W of the monastery (loc. 43), 905 m, N 37.328598 / E 22.571381, 2 May 2015; 1 ex., Arkadia, Xirokampi to Sitaina, 0.5 km S of Xirokampi (loc. 45), 970 m, N 37.332846 / E 22.595668, 2 May 2015; 1 ex., Arkadia, Xirokampi to Sitaina, 6.5 km SE of Xirokampi (loc. 47), 1200 m, N 37.311646 / E 22.626663, 2 May 2015; 1 ex., Arkadia, Xirokampi to Sitaina, 7.5 km SE of Xirokampi (loc. 48), 1150 m, N 37.31695 / E 22.629196, 2 May 2015; 3 exx., Arkadia, Sitaina, 5 km NW of the village (loc. 49), 1050 m, N 37.301055 / E 22.643345, 2 May 2015; 1 ex., Arkadia, Kastanitsa to Moni Kontolinas, 11 km S of Kastanitsa (loc. 52), 990 m, N 37.242024 / E 22.659177, 2 May 2015; 1 ex., Arkadia, Kronion Oros, mountain plateau W of Agios Ilias church (loc. 54), 1650 m, N 37.287021 / E 22.605119, 3 May 2015.

New records from Peloponnisos ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 ). 1 ♀, Ilia, Neohori, 40 m, N 37.51792 / E 21.61389, 20 Apr. 2003, P. Cerretti; 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Ahaia, Kalavrita, Mt. Aroania, 1700 m, 17 May 2004, G. Osella.

Ecological notes. 0–2600 m; an euriecious species, common in open Quercus coccifera   and Juniperus macrocarpa   scrubs, in broadleaved woods ( Quercus   spp., Castanea sativa   , Populus   sp.), in Platanus orientalis   riparian woods, in mixed or pure forests with Abies cephalonica   , Pinus nigra   , Fagus sylvatica   , in Mediterranean phrygana, in caves, and in agroecosystems ( Chamberlin 1956; Zapparoli 1994, 1996, 2002).

Remarks. The specimens from Peloponnisos are assigned to the subspecies Eupolybothrus litoralis graecus ( Verhoeff 1899)   , according to Eason (1970).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Chilopoda

Order

Lithobiomorpha

Family

Lithobiidae

Genus

Eupolybothrus

Loc

Eupolybothrus (Eupolybothrus) litoralis ( L. Koch, 1867 )

Simaiakis, Stylianos Michail, Akkari, Nesrine & Zapparoli, Marzio 2016
2016
Loc

subsp. graeca var. unicolor

Attems 1902: 548
1902
Loc

Lithobius (Polybothrus) fasciatus graecus

Verhoeff 1899: 454
1899
Loc

Eupolybothrus (Eupolybothrus) litoralis (

L. Koch 1867
1867