Overview

Brief Summary

Ecology

A terrestrial species also occurring on seashores. Apparently quite tolerant of seawater and so likely to be dispersed by rafting.
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Comprehensive Description

Pachymerium ferrugineum (C.L.Koch, 1835)

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: H. Reip ; individualCount: 4 ; disposition: SMNG; Location: country: Germany ; locality: Magdeburg ; verbatimLocality: Gruson-Greenhouses; decimalLatitude: 52.1139 ; decimalLongitude: 11.6315 ; geodeticDatum: WGS84; Event: eventDate: 13 June 2012

Distribution

Europe

  • Decker, Peter, Reip, Hans Simon, Voigtlaender, Karin (2014): Millipedes and centipedes in German greenhouses (Myriapoda: Diplopoda, Chilopoda). Biodiversity Data Journal 2, 1066: 1066-1066, URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.2.e1066
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Distribution

Probably one of the most widespread chilopod species in the world. There are very few records, all from coastal shingle, from Great Britain. Rather eastern distibution in Scandinavia.
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Physical Description

Type Information

Syntype for Pachymerium ferrugineum insulanum Verhoeff
Catalog Number: USNM
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Entomology
Preparation: Ethanol
Locality: Selenico, St. maxime, Unknown, Croatia
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Pachymerium ferrugineum

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Wikipedia

Pachymerium ferrugineum

Pachymerium ferrugineum is a species of centipede in the family Geophilidae that can be found in Central Europe, the Iberian Peninsula, Scandinavia, Asian countries such as Japan and Turkey, and on African islands such as the Azores, Canary Islands and Crete. It is also distributed in Alaska and Mexico.[1]

Ecology[edit]

The species is terrestrial that can be found on White Sea seashore.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c A. D. Barber (2013). A. D. Barber, ed. "Pachymerium ferrugineum". World database of littoral Myriapoda. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Iorio, E. (2005). "Contribution à la connaissance des chilopodes de Bretagne (Myriapoda, Chilopoda)" 140 (33). Bordeaux: Bull. Soc. Linn. pp. 149–156. 
  • Johns, P. M. (2009). "Myriapoda". Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009) (New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity) 1: 584. 
  • Palmen, E. (1949). "The Chilopoda of Eastern Fennoscandia" 13 (4). Ann.Zool.Soc.Zool.Bot.Fenn. Vanamo. pp. 1–45. 
  • Barber, A. D. (2009). "Littoral myriapods; a review". Soil Organisms 81 (3): 735–760. 
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