Cryptopidae

Cryptopidae

[krip′täp·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of epimorphic centipedes in the order Scolopendromorpha.
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Los ciempies escolopendromorfos (Scolopendromorpha) estan representados en Mexico por cuatro familias (Cryptopidae, Scolopocryptopidae, Plutoniumidae y Scolopendridae) y 41 especies dentro de 10 generos: Arthrorhabdus, Cormocephalus, Cryptops, Hemiscolopendra, Newportia, Otostigmus, Rhysida, Scolopendra, Scolopocryptops y Theatops (Minelli et al.
A continuacion, se presenta la clave dicotomica que permite determinar las cuatro familias (Cryptopidae, Scolopocryptopidae, Plutoniumidae y Scolopendridae) y los 10 generos (incluidos ademas dos subgeneros para Newportia) de ciempies escolopendromorfos registrados en el pais.
1C) Familias Cryptopidae (un genero) y Plutoniumidae (un genero; 10)
11) Familia Cryptopidae: Cryptops Leach, 1815 (tres especies) --Patas terminales hinchadas o engrosadas; ligeramente flexionadas hacia el eje medio; cortas Familia Plutoniumidae: Theatops Newport, 1844 [una especie: Theatops posticus (Say, 1821)]
A new cryptopid genus with key to the genera known to occur in North America including Mexico (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha: Cryptopidae).
A review of some characters used in the taxonomy of Cryptops (subgenus Cryptops) (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha: Cryptopidae).
Additional distributional records for scolopendromorph centipedes (Chilopoda) from Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas, with the first report of Theatops spinicaudus (Wood) (Cryptopidae) from Texas.
En el bosque secundario el 38,5% de la comunidad estuvo representado por oligoquetos (lombrices), seguido por el orden Polydesmia (14.07%) con cuatro familias: Cryptodesmidae, Cryptopidae, Chelodesmidae y Paradoxomathidae.
Significant new distribution records for the centipede, Theatops posticus (Say) (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha: Cryptopidae), from Oklahoma, with four new records from the Ark-La-Tex.
The centipede Theatops posticus (Say) (Scolopendromorpha: Cryptopidae) in the southwestern United States and Mexico.