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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Myriapoda
Classis: Chilopoda
Ordo: Lithobiomorpha

Familia: Henicopidae
Genus: Henicops
Species: H. albipes – H. brevilabiatus – H. chilensis – H. dentatus – H. emarginata – H. inermipes – H. insularis – H. maculata – H. numidica – H. oligotarsus – H. washpoolensis

Edgecombe, G.D. 2004: A new Henicops (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha) from Lord Howe Island and its sister group relationship with Australasian species. Acta arachnologica, 53: 1–12. [1]
Edgecombe, G.D.; Colgan, D.J.; Sharkey, D. 2006: Phylogeny and biogeography of the Australasian centipede Henicops (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha): a combined morphological and molecular approach. Insect systematics & evolution, 37: 241–256.
Edgecombe, G.D.; Hollington, L.M. 2005: Morphology and relationships of a new species of Henicops (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha) from New South Wales and Queensland, Australia. Zootaxa, 961: 1–20. [2]

Henicops is a genus of centipedes in the family Henicopidae. It was described by British entomologist George Newport in 1845.[1][2]

There are eight valid species:[2]

Henicops armenicus Muralewicz, 1926
Henicops brevilabiatus (Ribaut, 1923)
Henicops dentatus Pocock, 1901
Henicops howensis Edgecombe, 2004
Henicops maculatus Newport, 1845
Henicops milledgei Hollington & Edgecombe, 2004
Henicops tropicanus Hollington & Edgecombe, 2004
Henicops washpoolensis Edgecombe & Hollington, 2005


Newport, G (1845). "Monograph of the class Myriapoda order Chilopoda; with observations on the general arrangement of the Articulata". Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 19: 265–302, 349–439 [372].
Bonato L., Chagas Junior A., Edgecombe G.D., Lewis J.G.E., Minelli A., Pereira L.A., Shelley R.M., Stoev P., Zapparoli M. (2016). "ChiloBase 2.0". A World Catalogue of Centipedes (Chilopoda). Rosario Dioguardi and Giuseppe Cortese, University of Padua. Retrieved 6 March 2023.


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