Austrochthonius australis Hoff, 1951


Original combination: Austrochthonius australis


Taxonomic references

Austrochthonius australis

Hoff, 1951: 5–9, figs 1–3 original description
Beier, 1966a: 281–283, fig. 2
Beier, 1969a: 187
Dartnall, 1970: 65–66
Beier, 1975b: 203
Hickman and Hill, 1978: n/a, appendix a
Koch and Majer, 1980: 25
Harvey, 1981b: 239
Main, 1981: 1065
Harvey, 1985d: 137
Kennedy, 1990b: 234–239, figs 1a–f, 2g-l, 3m-q, 4s-w
Eberhard, Richardson and Swain, 1991: 26
Harvey, 1991a: 139
Harvey, 1992c: n/a, figs 8–13
Harvey, 1994b: 156
Austin, Gibson and Harvey, 1998: 346, 349

Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

Australia (Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia)
Type locality: Mount Slide, Victoria, Australia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Mount Slide -37.533333 145.4
Type repository
  • Holotype female (AMNH)
Zoobank LSID


Austin, A.D., Gibson, G.A.P. & Harvey, M.S. (1998). Synopsis of Australian Calymmochilus Masi (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae), description of a new Western Australian species associated with a pseudoscorpion, and review of pseudoscorpion parasites. Journal of Natural History 32: 329–350. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1966a). On the Pseudoscorpionidea of Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology 14: 275–303. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1969a). Neue Pseudoskorpione aus Australien. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 73: 171–187. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1975b). Neue Pseudoskorpione aus Australien und Neu-Guinea. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 78: 203–213. -- Show included taxa

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

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

Harvey, M.S. (1992c). The phylogeny and classification of the Pseudoscorpionida (Chelicerata: Arachnida). Invertebrate Taxonomy 6: 1373–1435. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1994b). Rediscovered pseudoscorpion type material described by Beier from southeastern Queensland (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 37: 155–156. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1951). New species and records of chthoniid pseudoscorpions. American Museum Novitates 1483: 1–13. -- Show included taxa

Kennedy, C.M.A. (1990b). Redescription of Austrochthonius australis Hoff (Chthoniidae: Pseudoscorpionida). Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 111: 233–240. -- Show included taxa

Koch, L.E. & Majer, J.D. (1980). A phenological investigation of various invertebrates in forest and woodland areas in the south-west of Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 63: 21–28. -- Show included taxa

Main, B.Y. (1981). A comparative account of the biogeography of terrestrial invertebrates in Australia: some generalizations. In: Keast, A. (ed.) Ecological biogeography of Australia Junk, The Hague 2: 1055–1077. -- Show included taxa


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