GB IUCN status: Not applicable (non-native)
It is distinguished from other Cryptops recorded in Britain by the presence of a ‘tooth’ on the femur of the last leg (in addition to tibial and tarsal combs).
A description, with figures, is given by Lewis (2007).
Distribution and Habitat
Only known from Eden Project (Rainforest Biome), Cornwall (Lewis, 2007).
Lewis, J.G.E. (2007) On Crytops droriae Pocock, from the wet tropical biome of the Eden project, Cornwall (Chilopoda, Scolopendromorpha, Cryptopidae). Bulletin of the British Myriapod & Isopod Group, 22: 12-16.