BioRisk 4: 97-130, doi: 10.3897/biorisk.4.51
Myriapods (Myriapoda). Chapter 7.2
Pavel Stoev, Marzio Zapparoli, Sergei Golovatch, Henrik Enghoff, Nesrine Akkari, Anthony Barber
Abstract Alien myriapods in Europe have never been subject to a comprehensive review. Currently, 40 species belonging to 23 families and 11 orders can be regarded as alien to Europe, which accounts approximately for about 1.8% of all species known on the continent. Millipedes (Class Diplopoda) are represented by 20 alien species, followed by centipedes (Class Chilopoda) with 16, symphylans with 3 and pauropods with only 1. In addition there are numerous cases of continental species introduced to the Atlantic and Mediterra