Spelaeochthonius kubotai Morikawa, 1954


Original combination: Spelaeochthonius kubotai

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:baa449c6-9b22-485a-a364-5514616cef60

Genus type of Spelaeochthonius Morikawa, 1954

Taxonomic references

Spelaeochthonius kubotai

Morikawa, 1954b: 84, figs 1f-i original description
You, Yoo, Harvey and Harms, 2022: 154

Allochthonius (Spelaeochthonius) kubotai (Morikawa):

Morikawa, 1960: 108, plate 1 fig. 8, plate 5 fig. 12, plate 9 fig. 2, plate 10 fig. 3
Morikawa, 1962: n/a, fig. 4
Sato, 1994b: 79

Pseudotyrannochthonius kubotai (Morikawa):

Muchmore, 1967c: 134
Harvey, 1991a: 200

Distribution table

Realm: Palearctic

Type locality: Shimizu-do, Nanatsugama-mura, Nagasaki Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Nanatsugama-mura 32.983333 129.65
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Harvey, M.S. (1991a). Catalogue of the Pseudoscorpionida. Manchester University Press, Manchester. -- Show included taxa

Morikawa, K. (1954b). On some pseudoscorpions in Japanese lime-grottoes. Memoirs of Ehime University (2B) 2: 79–87. -- Show included taxa

Morikawa, K. (1960). Systematic studies of Japanese pseudoscorpions. Memoirs of Ehime University (2B) 4: 85–172. -- Show included taxa

Morikawa, K. (1962). Ecological and some biological notes on Japanese pseudoscorpions. Memoirs of Ehime University (2B) 4: 417–435. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1967c). Pseudotyrannochthoniine pseudoscorpions from the western United States. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 86: 132–139. -- Show included taxa

Sato, H. (1994b). [Pseudoscorpions]. In: Environment Agency (ed.) [A checklist of the Japanese species of wildlife] Japan Wildlife Research Center, Tokyo: 79–81. -- Show included taxa

You, J.Y., Yoo, J.-S., Harvey, M.S. & Harms, D. (2022). Some cryptic Korean karst creatures: revalidation of the pseudoscorpion genus Spelaeochthonius (Pseudoscorpiones: Pseudotyrannochthoniidae) and description of two new species from Korea. Journal of Arachnology 50: 135–157. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-09-25 Species updated Old value
2022-09-25 New taxonomic reference entry You, Yoo, Harvey and Harms, 2022