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Stone Centipede

Scientific Name
Lithobius sp.
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Taxonomy
(Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha: Lithobiidae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
High
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Dorsal - Adult
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Caroline Harding MPI
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult

23 or more antennal segments. Lateral one or two teeth on maxillipede coxosternite of similar size to medial teeth, more anteriorly placed than medial teeth. Porodont on lateral part of maxillipede tooth row; tergites smooth or gently wrinkled; never less than 3 ocelli on each side, usually more.

References

- Archey, G. (1937). Revision of the Chilopoda of New Zealand. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum, 2(2): 71-100.

- Colloff, M.J., Hastings, A.M., Spier, F. & Devonshire, J. (2005). Centipedes of Australia. Entomology and Australian Biological Resources Study - CSIRO, Canberra. Available online: [http://www.ento.csiro.au/biology/centipedes/centipedeKey.html](http://www.ento.csiro.au/biology/centipedes/centipedeKey.html) (Date of access: 12 Feb 2009).
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
23/03/2011 01:48 AEST
Last Updated
11/04/2014 02:23 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Stone Centipede (Lithobius sp.) Updated on 4/11/2014 2:23:09 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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