Thalassisobates littoralis, Seil Island, Scotland. Photograph copyright Tony Barber
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Myriapods taxon details

Stenotaenia linearis (C.L.Koch, 1835)

394700  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Barber, A. D. (2018). World Database of littoral Myriapoda. Stenotaenia linearis (C.L.Koch, 1835). Accessed at: on 2019-05-27
2009-05-08 16:34:10Z
2010-07-14 08:54:47Z

basis of record Lewis, J. G. E. (1962). The ecology, distribution and taxonomy of the centipedes found on the shore in the Plymouth area. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.</em> 42: 655-664. [details]   

additional source Barber, A.D. (2009a) Centipedes. Linnean Society Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series) 58. Field Studies Council, Shrewsbury. [details]   

source of synonymy Matic, Z. (1972). Clasa Chilopoda, subclasa Epimorpha. Fauna Republicii Socialiste România, 6(2): 1-224. Bucuresti
page(s): 93 [details]   

source of synonymy Bonato, L.; Mineill, A. (2008). Stenotaenia Koch, 1847: a hitherto unrecognized lineage of western Palaearctic centipedes with unusual diversity in body size and segment number (Chilopoda: Geophilidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 153: 253-286
page(s): 93 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From editor or global species database
Habitat A terrestrial species, mostly synanthropic in Britain.
Lewis (1962) records a specimen collected at HWM on the beach at Wembury, Devon. [details]

Habitat This species is either supralittoral or can be found in the intertidal zone but does not live there naturally.

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