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 (arrowed in image to right), in addition to the usual tibial and tarsal combs).
A description, with figures, is given by 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.