Lechytia Balzan, 1892


Original name: Lechytia

Gender: feminine

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:e5d4ae17-18be-47bb-9ae2-2bb25e71c8b6

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Genus type

Roncus chthoniiformis Balzan, 1887a, by original designation.

Taxonomic references
Balzan, 1892: 499 original description
Chamberlin, 1925b: 337
Chamberlin, 1929a: 77
Beier, 1932a: 73
Morikawa, 1960: 111
Muchmore, 1973b: 50
Muchmore, 1975b: 14–15
Murthy and Ananthakrishnan, 1977: 21
Harvey, 1991a: 186
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Balzan, L. (1892). Voyage de M. E. Simon au Venezuela (Décembre 1887 - Avril 1888). Arachnides. Chernetes (Pseudoscorpiones). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 60: 513–552. (External link) -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1932a). Pseudoscorpionidea I. Subord. Chthoniinea et Neobisiinea. Tierreich 57: i–xx, 1–258. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1925b). Notes on the status of genera in the chelonethid family Chthoniidae together with a description of a new genus and species from New Zealand. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening i Kjøbenhavn 81: 333–338. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1929a). A synoptic classification of the false scorpions or chela-spinners, with a report on a cosmopolitan collection of the same. Part 1. The Heterosphyronida (Chthoniidae) (Arachnida-Chelonethida). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 4: 50–80. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1991a). Catalogue of the Pseudoscorpionida. Manchester University Press, Manchester. -- Show included taxa

Morikawa, K. (1960). Systematic studies of Japanese pseudoscorpions. Memoirs of Ehime University (2B) 4: 85–172. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1973b). New and little known pseudoscorpions, mainly from caves in Mexico (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpionida). Bulletin of the Association for Mexican Cave Studies 5: 47–62. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1975b). The genus Lechytia in the United States (Pseudoscorpionida, Chthoniidae). Southwestern Naturalist 20: 13–27. -- Show included taxa

Murthy, V.A. & Ananthakrishnan, T.N. (1977). Indian Chelonethi. Oriental Insects Monograph 4: 1–210. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-02-26 Genus updated Old value