Centipede Checklist

Bmig Taxonomy: 

Modified after Barber, A.D. (2009) Centipedes. Synopses of the British Fauna (NS) 58, Field Studies Council.

Species names follow the Chilobase database

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Centipedes of Britain and Ireland: systematic check list

Class Chilopoda
Order Geophilomorpha
Family Mecistocephalidae
Family Himantariidae
Family Schendylidae
Family Dignathodontidae
Family Linotaeniidae
Family Geophilidae
Order Scolopendromorpha
Family Scolopendridae
Family Cryptopsidae
Order Lithobiomorpha
Family Lithobiidae
Family Henicopidae
Order Scutigeromorpha
Family Scutigeridae