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

Pectiniunguis americanus Bollman, 1889

394804  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Barber, A. D. (2018). World Database of littoral Myriapoda. Pectiniunguis americanus Bollman, 1889. Accessed at: on 2020-07-11
2009-05-10 16:44:36Z
2010-07-14 08:54:47Z

basis of record Roth, V.D. & Brown, W.L. (1976) Other air-breathing arthropods in Cheng, L. Marine Insects. North-Holland Publishing, Amsterdam-Oxford, American Elsevier, New York. [details]   

additional source Chamberlin, R.V. (1913) Notes on Chilopoda from the Galapagos Islands. Entomological News 24: 121-123 [details]   

additional source Chamberlin, R.V. (1914) A new diplopod from the Galapagos Islands. Psyche 21(3): 85-89 [details]   

additional source Chamberlin, R. V. (1923). On chilopods and diplopods from islands in the Gulf of California. <em>Proc.California Acad.Sci.</em> 12(18): 389-407., available online at [details]   

additional source Barber, A. D. (2009). Littoral myriapods. a review. <em>Soil Organisms.</em> 81(3): 735-760. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
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Habitat Described from Pichilingue Bay, Gulf of California: essentially littoral in habit although it has been taken some distance inland (Chamberlin, 1923).
Florida, East coast of Mexico: prevalence about the Mexican coasts under piles of driftwood, etc. (Chamberlin, 1913, 1914) [details]

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