Significance and Importance of The “Emil Racovita” Institute of Speleology Centipede Collection
The Centipede Collection of the “Emil Racovița” Institute of Speleology is one of the most important Chilopoda
collections from Romania as many distinguished specialists contributed to it's wealth of valuable specimens, functioning for
a long time as a basis for many taxonomical, faunistic and ecological studies. We provide the current content of the
collection: 75 species, including type material for 7 species and several endemic and rare taxons.
Keywords - Centipede Collection, Type Material, Collection Relevance.