Lithobius


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Lithobius

(li-thō'bē-ŭs),
A genus of centipedes characterized by 15 pairs of legs. Species common in the U.S. include Lithobius multidentatus and Lithobius forficatus.
[litho- + G. bios, life]
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Class Chilopoda was more abundant in habitat I, in all studied heaps seven species were found, with Lithobius forficatus Linnaeus 1758 and L.
On some cases of structural abnormality in Lithobius (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha).
On some structural abnormalities in Lithobius and Cryptops (Chilopoda) and their possible significance.
What are carnivorous arthropods of the genus Lithobius better known as?
The experiments made with Lithobius by Guy Barnay (Societe d'Histoire Naturelle d'Autun) and GG lead us to exclude this possibility.
There are centipede species that spend their time beneath the soil, but they tend to be even thinner and much paler than Lithobius.
You can find them throughout the year, under tree bark, stones or garden ornaments, but always leave their hiding places as you found them - unless you want Lithobius to end up as a tasty snack for garden birds, or even early stirring toads.
coloratus 42 Chile BG 554 43 72 [degrees] [degrees] 14' 18' Bromus 42 Chile BG 246 38 72 lithobius [degrees] [degrees] Trin.
Hace muchos anos fue considerada miembro de una clase separada llamada Miriapoda, junto a Crustacea, Aracnida e Insecta (Leach, 1814), definiendo 5 generos: Scutigera, Lithobius, Cryptos, Geophilus y Scolopendra.
Centipedes (Myriapoda, Chilopoda), such as Lithobius spp.
Microarthropods Diplura E and W, 1987 Johnston [++] Japygidae Simon, 1964 Johnston [++] Mesostigmata E and W, 1987 E and W, 1987 Johnston [++] Opiliones (Harvestmen) E and W, 1987 E and W, 1987 Johnston [++] Pseudoscorpiones E and W, 1987 E and W, 1987 Johnston [++] Macroarthropods Lithobiidae (Centipedes) Lithobius sp.