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Queenslandophilus sjoestedti

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Queenslandophilus sjoestedti is a species of centipede in the Geophilidae family. It is endemic to Australia, and was first described in 1925 by German myriapodologist Karl Wilhelm Verhoeff.[1][2]

Description

The original description of this species is based on a female specimen measuring 27 mm in length with 55 pairs of legs.[1]

Distribution

The species occurs in north-east coastal Queensland.[3]

Behaviour

The centipedes are solitary terrestrial predators that inhabit plant litter, soil and rotting wood.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b c Verhoeff, KW (1925). "Results of Dr. E. Mjöberg's Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-1913. 39. Chilopoda". Arkiv för Zoologi. 17A (3): 1–62 [50].
  2. ^ Bonato L., Chagas Junior A., Edgecombe G.D., Lewis J.G.E., Minelli A., Pereira L.A., Shelley R.M., Stoev P., Zapparoli M. (2016). "ChiloBase 2.0". A World Catalogue of Centipedes (Chilopoda). Rosario Dioguardi and Giuseppe Cortese, University of Padua. Retrieved 24 February 2023.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ a b "Species Queenslandophilus sjostedti (Verhoeff, 1925)". Australian Faunal Directory. Dept of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water, Australia. 2010. Retrieved 23 February 2023.
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Queenslandophilus sjoestedti: Brief Summary

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Queenslandophilus sjoestedti is a species of centipede in the Geophilidae family. It is endemic to Australia, and was first described in 1925 by German myriapodologist Karl Wilhelm Verhoeff.

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