Lithobius (Lithobius) erythrocephalus C.L. Koch, 1847, C.L. Koch, 1847

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: 311-312

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Lithobius (Lithobius) erythrocephalus C.L. Koch, 1847
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8. Lithobius (Lithobius) erythrocephalus C.L. Koch, 1847  

(1) L. erythrocephalus   C. K. [sic!]: Verhoeff, 1901: 452.

(2) Lithobius erythrocephalus   C.L. K.: Kanellis, 1959: 23 (pars).

(3) Lithobius (Lithobius) erythrocephalus C.L. Koch   : Zapparoli, 1994: 38.

(4) Lithobius erythrocephalus cronebergii Sseliwanoff   : Eason in Lewis, 1996: 155.

(5) Lithobius (Lithobius) erythrocephalus C.L. Koch, 1847   : Zapparoli, 2002: 23, Fig. 8 View FIGURE 8 .

General distribution. Europe: Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, FYR Macedonia, Germany, Greece (incl. Crete), Hungary, Iceland, Italy (incl. Sicily), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine. West Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey ( Zapparoli 2002; Minelli et al. 2006).

Chorotype. European (EUR).

Records in Peloponnisos ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 ). Ahaia: Lapas (1, 2, 5); Patra, near University (3, 5); Aroania Ori, 1800– 2200 m (3, 5); Aroania Ori, near Likouria (3, 5); Erimanthos, 1560–1570 m (5); Erimanthos, top, 2240 m (3, 5); near Kalavrita (4, 5). Argolida: Tirintha (1, 2, 5). Arkadia: Levidi, Menalon Ski Resort (5); Oros Menalon, Vitina (3, 5); Tripoli (1, 2, 5). Ilia: Lambia, Chrisopigi (5); Oros Foloi, Lalas, 790 m (5). Korinthfa: Oros Killini, 1500 m (3, 5); Oros Killini, Ziria, NE slope, 1600–2100 m (3, 5). Lakonia: Parnonas, between Vamvakou and the refuge, 1420 m (3, 5); Taigetos, near refuge (5). Messinia: Kalamata (1, 2, 5); Meligalas, Vassiliko (5).

New records from Mt. Parnonas ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 ) 3 exx., Arkadia, Stravorachi, west of Kastanitsa (loc. 5), 1485 m, N 37.238169 / E 22.610705, 26 Oct. 2014; 1 ex., Arkadia, Kastanitsa west, Xeromoukalo stream (loc. 6), 1235 m, N 37.25273 / E 22.628614, 26 Oct. 2014; 1 ex., Arkadia, Agios Ioannis Theologos church, mountain refuge (loc. 19), 1610 m, N 37.226653 / E 22.591896, 29 Oct. 2014; 2 exx., 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, Moni Elonis (loc. 32), 555 m, N 37.146186 / E 22.768643, 30 Apr. 2015; 1 ex., Arkadia, Parnonas mountain refuge to Agios Vasileios, 2 km SW of the refuge (loc. 36), 1570 m, N 37.225902 / E 22.62279, 1 May 2015.

Ecological notes. 0–2900 m; an euriecious species, recorded in open Quercus coccifera   , Juniperus   sp. and Paliurus spinachristi   scrubs, in broadleaved thermomesophilous woods, in Platanus   and Alnus   riparian woods, in Abies cephalonica   , Pinus nigra   , Fagus sylvatica   forests, in montane open habitats, in wetlands, in caves, in anthropized habitats, and in agroecosystems ( Chamberlin 1956; Dobroruka 1965; Matic & Stavropoulos 1988; Zapparoli 1994).

Remarks. According to Zapparoli (2002) the populations from Peloponnisos belong to the nominal subspecies; Eason in Lewis (1996) assigned one record from near Kalavrita (Ahaia) to L. e. cronebergii Sseliwanoff, 1881   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Chilopoda

Order

Lithobiomorpha

Family

Lithobiidae

Genus

Lithobius

Loc

Lithobius (Lithobius) erythrocephalus C.L. Koch, 1847

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

Lithobius (Lithobius) erythrocephalus

C.L. Koch 1847
1847