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Genus Dendrothereua

Arizona House Centipede  - Dendrothereua homa Scutigera sp. - Dendrothereua homa Scutigera sp. - Dendrothereua homa Centipede 6.26.16 - Dendrothereua homa Dendrothereua homa Dendrothereua homa Dendrothereua - Dendrothereua homa
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Scutigeromorpha (House Centipedes)
Family Scutigeridae
Genus Dendrothereua
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Genus resurrected by Edgecombe & Giribet(1) for certain neotropical species formerly in Scutigera
Explanation of Names
Dendrothereua Verhoeff 1944
Identification
In comparing Dendrothereua to other scutigerids, Edgecombe and Giribet (1) note a unique combination of characters of the epipharynx and hypopharynx, as well as "the presence of dense hairs on the sternites and coxae of posterior trunk segments— hairs in addition to the (articulated) bristles that are present in all scutigeromorphs."
Range
AZ to Costa Rica
Works Cited
1.Phylogenetics of scutigeromorph centipedes (Myriapoda: Chilopoda) with implications for species delimitation...
Gregory D. Edgecombe and Gonzalo Giribet. 2009. Cladistics 25: 406-427.