Pseudotyrannochthonius tasmanicus Dartnall, 1970


Original combination: Pseudotyrannochthonius tasmanicus


Taxonomic references

Pseudotyrannochthonius tasmanicus

Dartnall, 1970: 66, figs 1a–e original description
Goede and Goede, 1974: 3, fig. 1
Skinner, 1977: 38
Hickman and Hill, 1978: n/a, appendix a
Harvey, 1981b: 241
Harvey, 1985d: 139–140
Eberhard, Richardson and Swain, 1991: 28
Harvey, 1991a: 201
Hawkeswood, Callister and Antram, 1991: 42
Harms, Harvey, Roberts and Loria, 2024: n/a, figs 2–4

Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

Australia (Tasmania)
Type locality: King George V Cave, Hastings Caves State Reserve, Tasmania, Australia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 King George V Cave -43.385277 146.854166
Type repository

Dartnall, A.J. (1970). Some Tasmanian chthoniid pseudoscorpions. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 104: 65–68. -- Show included taxa

Eberhard, S.M., Richardson, A.M.M. & Swain, R. (1991). The invertebrate cave fauna of Tasmania. University of Tasmania, Hobart. -- Show included taxa

Goede, A. & Goede, T. (1974). Tasmanian cave fauna, part 4 - pseudoscorpions. Speleo Spiel 93: 2–4. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1981b). A checklist of the Australian Pseudoscorpionida. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5: 237–252. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1985d). Pseudoscorpionida. In: Walton, D.W. (ed.) Zoological catalogue of Australia Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra 3: 126–155. -- Show included taxa

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

Hawkeswood, T., Callister, D.J. & Antram, F. (1991). Collection and export of Australian insects. An analysis of legistative protection and trade to Europe. TRAFFIC Bulletin 12: 41–48. -- Show included taxa

Hickman, J.L. & Hill, L. (1978). Terrestrial invertebrates. In: Lower Gordon River scientific survey Hydro-electric Commission, Hobart. -- Show included taxa

Skinner, A. (1977). Protection of Tasmanian cave fauna. Helictite 15(1): 38. -- Show included taxa

Harms, D., Harvey, M.S., Roberts, J.D. & Loria, S.F. (2024). Tectonically-driven climate change and the spread of temperate biomes: Insights from dragon pseudoscorpions (Pseudotyrannochthoniidae), a globally distributed arachnid lineage. Journal of Biogeography 51: 1032–1048. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2024-07-07 New taxonomic reference entry Harms, Harvey, Roberts and Loria, 2024