Ctenolepisma lineatum

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Ctenolepisma lineatum


Taxonavigation: Zygentoma 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Cladus: Basal Dicondylia
Ordo: Zygentoma

Familia: Lepismatidae
Subfamilia: Ctenolepismatinae
Genus: Ctenolepisma
Species: Ctenolepisma lineatum


  • Ctenolepisma lineatum (NOTE: Gender of Ctenolepisma is neuter, not feminine, following ICZN Article 30, and explicitly clarified in ICZN Opinion 2427)[1]


  1. ICZN (2018) Opinion 2427 (Case 3704) – Lepisma Linnaeus, 1758 (Insecta, Zygentoma, Lepismatidae): Direction 71 (1957) reversed. The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 75(1):290-294
  • Womersley, H. 1939. Primitive insects of South Australia. Silverfish, springtails and their allies. Adelaide: South Australian branch of the British Science Guild (incorporated with the British Association for the Advancement of Science). Reference page

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