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

Tuoba laticeps (Pocock, 1901)

394744  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Barber, A. D. (2018). World Database of littoral Myriapoda. Tuoba laticeps (Pocock, 1901). Accessed at: on 2020-07-11
2009-05-09 12:34:06Z
2010-07-14 08:54:47Z

basis of record Jones, R. E. (1998). On the species of Tuoba (Chilopoda: Geophilomorpha) in Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and New Britain. <em>Records of the Western Australian Museum.</em> 18(4): 333-346. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Barber, A. D. (2009). Littoral myriapods. a review. <em>Soil Organisms.</em> 81(3): 735-760. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Richardson, A.M.M., Swain, R. & Shepherd, C.J. (1997) The strandline invertebrates of Tasmanian sandy beaches. Unpublished report to the National Estate Grants Program. Hobart, Department of Zoology , University of Tasmania. (1998) The strandline fauna of beaches on the north & west Coasts of Tasmania, Flinders & King Islands. Hobart, Department of Zoology, University of Tasmania. [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From editor or global species database
Editor's comment Large numbers of geophilomorphs, probably this species, were collected from beaches all round Tasmania in a pitfall study of strandline fauna (Richardson et al, 1997, 1998) [details]

Habitat Given as under rocks at high tide level, rocks on sand, stones on fine shell gravel, under stones (strand line), in a small cave, etc. (Jones, 1998) [details]

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