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An annotated checklist of centipedes (Chilopoda) of Vietnam



The centipede fauna of Vietnam is reviewed from the literature. A total of 71 species in 26 genera, 13 families in four orders, Scolopendromorpha, Geophilomorpha, Lithobiomorpha and Scutigeromorpha, has been recorded from Vietnam. Four genera, Tonkinodentus, Alluropus, Anopsobiella and Megalacrus, are monotypic; and twenty-two species and subspecies are known only from Vietnam. Distribution data for each species is provided here to promote further studies on the centipede fauna of Vietnam.


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