Austrochthonius parvus (Mello-Leitão, 1939)


Original combination: Cecoditha parva


Genus type of Cecoditha Mello-Leitão, 1939

Taxonomic references

Cecoditha parva

Mello-Leitão, 1939a: 116–117, figs 1a–b original description
Chamberlin and Chamberlin, 1945: 66–67, figs 17a–b
Harvey, 1991a: 218
Kury and Nogueira, 1999: 13

Austrochthonius parvus (Mello-Leitão):

Judson, 2001b: 142–144, figs 1–9
Ceballos and Ferradas, 2008: 107
Mahnert, Di Iorio, Turienzo and Porta, 2011: 8

Distribution table

Realm: Neotropic

Type locality: Puerto Madryn (as Madryn), Chubut, Argentina.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Puerto Madryn -42.766666 -65.016666
Type repository
  • Holotype (MLP)
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Ceballos, A. & Ferradas, B., Rosso de (2008). Pseudoscorpiones. In: Claps, L.E., Debandi, G. and Roig-Juñent, S. (ed.) Biodiversidad de Artrópodos Argentinos Sociedad Entomológica Argentina, Mendoza 2: 105–116. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. & Chamberlin, R.V. (1945). The genera and species of the Tridenchthoniidae (Dithidae). A family of the arachnid order Chelonethida. Bulletin of the University of Utah, Biological Series 9(2): 1–67. -- Show included taxa

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

Judson, M.L.I. (2001b). Synonymy of Cecoditha (Cecodithinae) with Austrochthonius (Chthoniinae) (Chelonethi, Chthoniidae). Journal of Arachnology 29: 141–145. -- Show included taxa

Kury, A. & Nogueira, A.L.C. (1999). Annotated check list of type specimens of Arachnida in the Museu Nacional - Rio de Janeiro, I. Scorpiones, Pseudoscorpiones and Solifugae.. Publicações avulsas do Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro 77: 1–19. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V., Di Iorio, O., Turienzo, P. & Porta, A. (2011). Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida) from Argentina. New records of distributions and habitats, corrections and an identification key. Zootaxa 2881: 1–30. -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. (1939a). Pseudoscorpionidos de Argentina. Notas del Museo de La Plata 4: 115–122. -- Show included taxa


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