A single specimen was collected from a heated glasshouse at Singleton Park, Swansea in 2011. C. hortensis and C. parisi were also collected from the same site.
Lewis, J.G.E. (2011) The Cryptops species from a Welsh greenhouse collected by I.K. Morgan with a description of a problematic specimen of a species new to the British Isles (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha: Cryptopidae). Bulletin of the British Myriapod & Isopod Group, 25: 39-43.