Lepisma

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Lepisma
Silberfischchen.jpg
silverfish
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Apterygota
Order: Thysanura
Family: Lepismatidae
Genus: Lepisma
Linnaeus, 1758
Species include

Lepisma baetica
Lepisma chlorosoma
Lepisma saccharina - silverfish

Lepisma is a genus of primitive insects belonging to the family Lepismatidae. The most familiar member of the genus is the silverfish (L. saccharina), a commensal of humans worldwide.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lepisma saccharina". Encyclopedia of Life. January 2014.