Chthonius paludis (Chamberlin, 1929)


Original combination: Neochthonius paludis


Taxonomic references

Neochthonius paludis

Chamberlin, 1929a: 66, figs 1d, 2i original description

Chthonius (Neochthonius) paludis (Chamberlin):

Beier, 1932a: 46

Chthonius paludis (Chamberlin):

Roewer, 1937: 238

Chthonius ischnocheles (Hermann):

Pearse, 1943: 464 (misidentification)

Kewochthonius paludis (Chamberlin):

Pearse, 1946: 257
Hoff, 1951: 4
Hoff and Bolsterli, 1956: 157
Hoff, 1958: 5
Lawson, 1968: 4351
Muchmore, 1969e: 393
Zeh, 1987b: 1086

Chthonius (Chthonius) paludis (Chamberlin):

Judson, 1990a: 597
Harvey, 1991a: 158

Chthonius (Chthonius) pearsei Hoff, 1945 -- synonymised by Hoff and Bolsterli, 1956: 157
Chthonius (Chthonius) pearsei
Hoff, 1945i: 319–323, figs 5–9 (synonymised by Hoff and Bolsterli, 1956: 157) original description
Chthonius pearsei Hoff:
Gering, 1956: 50 (as Chthonius pearsi [sic])
Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Utah)
Type locality: Billys Island, Okefenokee Swamp, Charlton County, Georgia, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Billys Island 30.8 -82.333333
Type repository
  • undefined Holotype male (Cornell University, JC-43.06001)
Zoobank LSID


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

Gering, R.L. (1956). Arachnids: spiders, pseudoscorpions, scorpions, solpugids. In: Woodbury, A.M. (ed.) Ecological check lists. The Great Salt Lake Desert series University of Utah, Dugway. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1945i). Pseudoscorpions from North Carolina. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 64: 311–327. -- Show included taxa

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

Judson, M.L.I. (1990a). On the presence of Chthonius (C.) halberti Kew and Chthonius (C.) ressli Beier in France with remarks on the status of Kewochthonius Chamberlin and Neochthonius Chamberlin (Arachnida, Chelonethida, Chthoniidae). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (4) 11: 593–603. -- Show included taxa

Lawson, J.E. (1968). Systematic studies of some pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida) from the southeastern United States. (Dissertation Abstracts 28B: 4351).. Virginia Polytechnic Institute. [Ph.D.] -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1969e). The pseudoscorpion genus Neochthonius Chamberlin (Arachnida, Chelonethida, Chthoniidae) with description of a cavernicolous species. American Midland Naturalist 81: 387–394. -- Show included taxa

Pearse, A.S. (1943). Chelonethida from the Duke Forest. Anatomical Record 87: 464. -- Show included taxa

Pearse, A.S. (1946). Notes on Chelonethida from the Duke Forest. Ecology 22: 257–258. -- 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

Zeh, D.W. (1987b). Aggression, density, and sexual dimorphism in chernetid pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Evolution 41: 1072–1087. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-03-18 Species updated Old value