Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly Sigibius puritanicus
Explanation of Names
Lithobius (Sigibius) microps Meinert 1868
no triangular projections on segments
25 antennal segments
3-6 ocelli on each side of the head
The most similar common species is Lamyctes emarginatus, which is the same size and also has 25 antennal segments. However, Lamyctes doesn't have spines on its legs like Lithobius, and has only a single ocellus on each side of the head.
Holarctic. Probably introduced from Europe.