Aphrastochthonius tenax Chamberlin, 1962


Original combination: Aphrastochthonius tenax

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:769d57bb-b1b6-4563-9f45-083bd93009ed

Genus type of Aphrastochthonius Chamberlin, 1962

Taxonomic references

Aphrastochthonius tenax

Chamberlin, 1962: 308–310, figs 2a–j original description
Muchmore, 1972f: 435, figs 1–3
Peck, 1989: 20
Harvey, 1991a: 136

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (Alabama)
Type locality: Bangor Cave, near Bangor, Blount County, Alabama, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Bangor 33.966666 -86.75
Type repository
  • Holotype male (AMNH). Allotype female (AMNH).
Zoobank LSID



Chamberlin, J.C. (1962). New and little-known false scorpions, principally from caves, belonging to the families Chthoniidae and Neobisiidae (Arachnida, Chelonethida). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 123: 303–352. -- Show included taxa

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

Muchmore, W.B. (1972f). The unique, cave-restricted genus Aphrastochthonius (Pseudoscorpionida, Chthoniidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 85: 433–444. -- Show included taxa

Peck, S.B. (1989). The cave fauna of Alabama: part I. The terrestrial invertebrates (excluding insects). Bulletin of the National Speleological Society 51: 11–33. -- Show included taxa


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