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Species Lamyctes emarginatus

  - Lamyctes emarginatus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Lithobiomorpha (Stone Centipedes)
Family Henicopidae
Genus Lamyctes
Species emarginatus (Lamyctes emarginatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lamytces pius may be a junior synonym
Explanation of Names
Lamyctes emarginatus (Newport 1844)
Size
<10 mm
Identification
no spurs on legs (spurs are typical in the "sister" family
a single ocellus on each side of the head
25 antennal segments
L. pius is similar but has 28 antennal segments.
Range
Holarctic
Habitat
soil and leaf litter
Food
Small invertebrates.