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Asiomorpha coarctata  (DeSaussure, 1860)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 189350

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumMyriapoda  – miriápode, myriapods  
                   ClassDiplopoda  – millipedes, gongolo, piolho de cobra, millipčdes  
                            SuborderParadoxosomatidea Daday, 1889  
                               FamilyParadoxosomatidae Daday, 1889  
                                  TribeOrthomorphini Brolemann, 1916  
                                     GenusAsiomorpha Verhoeff, 1939  
                                        SpeciesAsiomorpha coarctata (DeSaussure, 1860)  

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Asiomorpha coarctata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hoffman, Richard L.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of the Millipeds of North and Middle America   
  Publisher: Virginia Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Martinsville, VA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-884549-12-8   
  Reference for: Asiomorpha coarctata   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  



  Comment: Range: Native to an unidentified region in southeast Asia, now distributed by human agencies throughout the tropical parts of the world, and a successful colonizer particularly of islands. Central & southern Florida; Texas, Louisiana. Virtually all of the West Indies; but only marginally established in Central America: Panama Canal Zone; coastal lowlands of Costa Rica and Guatemala only; but to 700 m. ASL in El Salvador. Found in Prov. Limón, C. R. in 1921 by W. M. Wheeler, but not in 1937 by H. F. Loomis despite longer and more intensive search.  



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