Ostrovsky A.M. 2018. The first record of Cryptops hortensis (Donovan, 1810) (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha: Cryptopidae) in Belarus // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.27. No.1: 31–32 [in English].

Gomel State Medical University, Lange str. 5, Gomel 246000 Republic of Belarus. E-mail: Arti301989@mail.ru

doi: 10.15298/arthsel. 27.1.03

KEY WORDS: Cryptops hortensis, faunistics, synathropy, Belarus.

ABSTRACT. The centipede Cryptops hortensis (Donovan, 1810) from the family Cryptopidae, found in the city of Gomel in autumn 2016, is new to the fauna of Belarus. The record is clearly synathropic. Data on the global distribution of the species are presented.

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