Mirochernes dentatus (Banks, 1895)


Original combination: Chelanops dentatus

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:a0e2b70a-1547-4b3d-a314-a2d18e1fe0cb

Genus type of Mirochernes Beier, 1930

Taxonomic references

Chelanops dentatus

Banks, 1895a: 6 original description
Banks, 1904a: 141
Coolidge, 1908: 111
Chamberlin, 1931a: 123, figs 30j-k
Nester, 1932: 98
Brimley, 1938: 497

Mirochernes dentatus (Banks):

Beier, 1932e: 182
Roewer, 1937: 303
Hoff, 1945c: 49
Hoff, 1947b: 502–503
Chamberlin, 1949: 8
Hoff, 1949b: 478–481, figs 45a–d
Park and Auerbach, 1954: 210 (as Microchernes [sic] dentatus)
Hoff and Bolsterli, 1956: 176
Hoff, 1958: 25–26
Weygoldt, 1969a: n/a, fig. 24 (as Microchernes [sic] dentatus)
Muchmore, 1971a: 88, 90
Nelson, 1975: 288, figs 56–58
Wagner, 1975: 202
Nelson, 1984: 348–349 (as Microchernes [sic] dentatus)
Muchmore, 1990a: 521, fig. 18.83
Harvey, 1991a: 603–604
International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1991: 265
Snider and Nelson, 1991: 261
Buddle, 2010: 5

Not Mirochernes dentatus (Banks):

Beier, 1930a: 217–218, fig. 14 (misidentification; see Semeiochernes militaris Beier)

Not Chernes dentatus (Banks):

Ross, 1944: n/a, fig. 56 (misidentification; see Larca granulata (Banks))

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia)
Type locality: 'probably' Florida, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Florida (IMPRECISE) 28 -82
Type repository
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Banks, N. (1895a). Notes on the Pseudoscorpionida. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 3: 1–13. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1904a). The Arachnida of Florida. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 56: 120–147. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1930a). Die Pseudoskorpione des Wiener Naturhistorischen Museums. III. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 44: 199–222. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

Brimley, C.S. (1938). The insects of North Carolina. North Carolina Department of Agriculture, Raleigh. -- Show included taxa

Buddle, C.M. (2010). Photographic key to the Pseudoscorpions of Canada and the adjacent USA. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 3: 1–77. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1931a). The arachnid order Chelonethida. Stanford University Publications, Biological Sciences 7(1): 1–284. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1949). New and little-known false scorpions from various parts of the world (Arachnida, Chelonethida), with notes on structural abnormalities in two species. American Museum Novitates 1430: 1–57. -- Show included taxa

Coolidge, K.R. (1908). A list of the North American Pseudoscorpionida. Psyche, Cambridge 15: 108–114. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1945c). New species and records of pseudoscorpions from Arkansas. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 64: 34–57. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1947b). The species of the pseudoscorpion genus Chelanops described by Banks. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 98: 471–550. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1949b). The pseudoscorpions of Illinois. Bulletin of the Illinois Natural History Survey 24: 407–498. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1958). List of the pseudoscorpions of North America north of Mexico. American Museum Novitates 1875: 1–50. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. & Bolsterli, J.E. (1956). Pseudoscorpions of the Mississippi River drainage basin area. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 75: 155–179. -- Show included taxa

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (1991). Opinion 1653. Mirochernes Beier, 1930 (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpionida): Chelanops dentatus Banks, 1895 confirmed as the type species. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 48: 265. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1971a). Phoresy by North and Central American pseudoscorpions. Proceedings of the Rochester Academy of Science 12: 79–97. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1990a). Pseudoscorpionida. In: Dindal, D.L. (ed.) Soil biology guide John Wiley and Sons, New York: 503–527. -- Show included taxa

Nelson, S.O., Jr (1975). A systematic study of Michigan Pseudoscorpionida (Arachnida). American Midland Naturalist 93: 257–301. -- Show included taxa

Nelson, S.O., Jr (1984). The genus Microbisium in North and Central America (Pseudoscorpionida, Neobisiidae). Journal of Arachnology 12: 341–350. -- Show included taxa

Nester, H.G. (1932). Some cytoplasmic structures in the male reproductive cells of a pseudoscorpion (Chelanops corticis). Journal of Morphology 53: 97–131. -- Show included taxa

Park, O. & Auerbach, S. (1954). Further study of the tree-hole complex with emphasis on quantitative aspects of the fauna. Ecology 35: 208–222. -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C.F. (1937). Chelonethi oder Pseudoskorpione. In: Bronns, H.G. (ed.) Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Tierreichs Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H., Leipzig 5(IV)(6)(1): 161–320. -- Show included taxa

Ross, H.H. (1944). How to collect and preserve insects. Illinois Natural History Survey, Divisional Circular 39: 1–55. -- Show included taxa

Snider, R.J. & Nelson, S.O., Jr (1991). Michigan Pseudoscorpionida, a checklist. Michigan Academician 24: 259–263. -- Show included taxa

Wagner, J.A. (1975). Review of the genera Euplectus, Pycnoplectus, Leptoplectus, and Acolonia (Coleoptera: Pselaphidae) including Nearctic species north of Mexico. Entomologica Americana 49: 125–207. -- Show included taxa

Weygoldt, P. (1969a). The biology of pseudoscorpions. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. -- Show included taxa


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