Pseudochthonius simoni (Balzan, 1892)


Original combination: Chthonius (Pseudochthonius) simoni


Genus type of Pseudochthonius Balzan, 1892

Taxonomic references

Chthonius (Pseudochthonius) simoni

Balzan, 1892: 546–547, figs 35, 35a original description
Ellingsen, 1905e: 327

Chthonius simoni Balzan:

Chamberlin, 1923b: 186

Pseudochthonius simoni (Balzan):

Chamberlin, 1929a: 69
Chamberlin, 1929d: 154
Chamberlin, 1929e: 176–178, figs a–b, h, j-k, r
Beier, 1932a: 67–68, fig. 83
Roewer, 1937: 240
Harvey, 1991a: 197
Muchmore, 1993a: 85

Chthonius (Sigmodactylus) simoni Balzan:

Hadži, 1930b: 140

Distribution table

Realm: Neotropic

Type locality: Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Caracas 10.5 -66.916666
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Balzan, L. (1892). Voyage de M. E. Simon au Venezuela (Décembre 1887 - Avril 1888). Arachnides. Chernetes (Pseudoscorpiones). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 60: 513–552. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1932a). Pseudoscorpionidea I. Subord. Chthoniinea et Neobisiinea. Tierreich 57: i–xx, 1–258. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1923b). On two species of pseudoscorpion from Chile with a note in [sic] one from Sumatra. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 27: 185–192. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1929a). A synoptic classification of the false scorpions or chela-spinners, with a report on a cosmopolitan collection of the same. Part 1. The Heterosphyronida (Chthoniidae) (Arachnida-Chelonethida). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 4: 50–80. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1929d). On some false scorpions of the suborder Heterosphyronida (Arachnida - Chelonethida). Canadian Entomologist 61: 152–155. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1929e). The genus Pseudochthonius Balzan (Arachnida - Chelonethida). Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 54: 173–179. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1905e). On some pseudoscorpions from South America in the collection of Prof. F. Silvestri. Zoologischer Anzeiger 29: 323–328. -- Show included taxa

Hadži, J. (1930b). [Contribution à la connaissance des Pseudoscorpions cavernicoles]. Glasnik Srpska Kralevska Akademija 67: 115–148. -- Show included taxa

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

Muchmore, W.B. (1993a). Annotated list and bibliography of Pseudoscorpionida (Arachnida) reported from the Caribbean region. I. Trinidad, Venezuela and Colombia, and including Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao. Tropical Zoology, Special Issue 1: 83–104. -- 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


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