Hessebius barbipes (Porat, 1893), Porat, 1893

Simaiakis, Stylianos Michail, Zapparoli, Marzio, Minelli, Alessandro & Bonato, Lucio, 2013, The centipede fauna (Chilopoda) of the island of Cyprus, with one new lithobiomorph species, Zootaxa 3647 (2), pp. 279-306: 283

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Hessebius barbipes (Porat, 1893)
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Hessebius barbipes (Porat, 1893)  

L. [ Lithobius (Oligobothrus)   ] Vosseleri   : Verhoeff 1901: 441 (synonymy). Archilithobius dadayi Tömosvary   [sic], 1880: Turk 1952: 657 (misidentification). Lithobius vossleri Verhoeff   : Eason 1983: 122 (synonymy).

Material examined: 176 3, 74 ƤƤ, 7 unsexed, 15 larvae.

Sites: 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 16, 19, 21, 23, 29, 37, 38, 40, 41, 51, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 61, 69, 71, 75 (published), 83, 86 (published), 105, 110, 112, 113, 114, 116, 119, 120, 121, 123, 125, 132, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 148, 149, 150, 154, 158, 160, 172, 180, 181, 183, 184 ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 ).

General distribution. Europe: Greece ( Dodecanese); North Africa: Egypt; West Asia: Cyprus, northwestern Iran, Israel, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, southwestern Turkey; Central Asia: Turkmenistan (Zalesskaja 1978; Eason 1981; Zapparoli 1991, 1999; Stoev 1997).

Chorotype. Turano-Mediterranean.

Habitats. Sandy beaches, cultivations with vineyards, under Eucalyptus   , maquis and phryganic formations with Sarcopoterium spinosum   , Ceratonia   and Pistacia   , mixed forests with Pinus   , Quercus   and Acer   , mixed Pinus   forest, near ponds with Eucalyptus   and Acacia   , ravines with Platanus   , Juniperus   and Pinus   , open fields with Ceratonia   .

Altitudinal range: 0–1900 m.

Remarks. Generically quoted from Cyprus by Verhoeff (1901) under L. vosseleri   , whose identity has been discussed by Eason (1983). The record under “ Archilithobius dadayi Tömösvary, 1880   ” given by Turk (1952) from Mountain Olympus (Troodos Mt.), is assigned here to this species.