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Genus Cryptops

Centipede - Cryptops Scolopendromorpha? - Cryptops Centipede - Cryptops leucopodus Centipede - Cryptops hortensis Geophilomorpha? - Cryptops hortensis Unknown Centipede - Cryptops hortensis Unknown Centipede - Cryptops hortensis Cryptops hortensis (Common Cryptops) - Cryptops hortensis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Scolopendromorpha (Bark Centipedes)
Family Cryptopidae
Genus Cryptops
Numbers
5 spp. (all in the nominate subgenus) recorded in our area, incl. 3 non-native (of which 2 based on single and/or questionable records from greenhouses in e. Canada)(1), ~180 spp. in 5 subgenera worldwide(2)(3)
Range
much of the world(3); in our area, e.US (map)(1)