Pseudochthonius Balzan, 1892


Original name: Chthonius

Gender: masculine


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Genus type

Chthonius (Pseudochthonius) simoni Balzan, 1892, by monotypy.

Taxonomic references
Chthonius (Pseudochthonius)
Balzan, 1892: 546 original description
Chamberlin, 1925b: 338
Pseudochthonius Balzan:
Chamberlin, 1929a: 69
Chamberlin, 1929d: 154
Chamberlin, 1929e: 173–175
Beier, 1932a: 66–67
Beier, 1959d: 18
Hoff, 1963c: 6
Muchmore, 1977: 64
Muchmore, 1986b: 19
Harvey, 1991a: 195
Harvey, 1996a: 256

Typhlochthonius Ellingsen, 1902 -- Chamberlin, 1929e: 173
Chthonius (Typhlochthonius)
Ellingsen, 1902b: 164 (synonymised by Chamberlin, 1929e: 173) original description
Chamberlin, 1925b: 338 (as Chthonius (Typlochthonius) [sic])
Typhlochthonius Ellingsen:
Chamberlin, 1929a: 76 (as Typlochthonius [sic])
Sigmodactylus Hadži, 1930 -- Judson, 1992b:
Chthonius (Sigmodactylus)
Hadži, 1930b: 140 (synonymised by Judson, 1992b) original description
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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

Beier, M. (1959d). Pseudoscorpione aus dem Belgischen Congo gesammelt von Herrn N. Leleup. Annales du Musée du Congo Belge, Sciences Zoologiques 72: 5–69. -- 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

Chamberlin, J.C. (1929d). On some false scorpions of the suborder Heterosphyronida (Arachnida - Chelonethida). Canadian Entomologist 61: 152–155. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1929e). The genus Pseudochthonius Balzan (Arachnida - Chelonethida). Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 54: 173–179. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1902b). Sur la faune de pseudoscorpions de l'Équateur. Mémoires de la Société Zoologique de France 15: 146–168. -- Show included taxa

Hadži, J. (1930b). [Contribution à la connaissance des Pseudoscorpions cavernicoles]. Glasnik Srpska Kralevska Akademija 67: 115–148. -- Show included taxa

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

Harvey, M.S. (1996a). The biogeography of Gondwanan pseudoscorpions (Arachnida). Revue Suisse de Zoologie, hors série 1: 255–264. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1963c). The pseudoscorpions of Jamaica. Part 2. The genera Pseudochthonius, Paraliochthonius, Lechytia, and Tridenchthonius. Bulletin of the Institute of Jamaica, Science Series 10(2): 1–35. -- Show included taxa

Judson, M.L.I. (1992b). The pseudoscorpion subgenus Chthonius (Sigmodactylus) Hadži, 1930: type fixation and consequent synonymy with Pseudochthonius Balzan, 1892 (Chelonethi, Chthoniidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 9: 64. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1977). Preliminary list of the pseudoscorpions of the Yucatan Peninsula and adjacent regions, with descriptions of some new species (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Bulletin of the Association for Mexican Cave Studies 6: 63–78. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1986b). Additional pseudoscorpions, mostly from caves, in Mexico and Texas (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Texas Memorial Museum, Speleological Monographs 1: 17–30. -- Show included taxa


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