Occidenchthonius gracilimanus (Mahnert, 1997)


Original combination: Chthonius (Ephippiochthonius) gracilimanus

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:cf174cb3-c913-4cbc-917b-2a190adf4248

Taxonomic references

Chthonius (Ephippiochthonius) gracilimanus

Mahnert, 1997: 560–562, figs 1–3 original description
Mahnert, 2002: 778
Mahnert, 2011a: 42

Occidenchthonius gracilimanus (Mahnert):

Zaragoza, 2017: 158-161, fig. 250 (implied by elevation of subgenus to genus level)

Distribution table

Realm: Palearctic

Spain (Islas Canarias)
Type locality: Salto de Tigalate, Barranco el Cabrito, municipality of Mazo, La Palma, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Islas Canarias, Spain.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Tigalate 28.55 -17.8
Type repository

Mahnert, V. (1997). New species and records of pseudoscorpions (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones) from the Canary Islands. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 104: 559–585. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (2002). Two new species of pseudoscorpions (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones) from caves on Tenerife and La Palma (Canary Islands, Spain), with some new records from the Canary Islands and the Azores (Portugal). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 109: 777–784. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (2011a). A nature’s treasury: Pseudoscorpion diversity of the Canary Islands, with the description of nine new species (Pseudoscorpiones, Chthoniidae, Cheiridiidae) and new records. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 19: 27–45. -- Show included taxa

Zaragoza, J.A. (2017). Revision of the Ephippiochthonius complex in the Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Macaronesia, with proposed changes to the status of the Chthonius subgenera (Pseudoscorpiones, Chthoniidae). Zootaxa 4246: 1–221. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-03-17 Species updated Old value
2022-03-02 Taxonomic reference update Zaragoza, 2017
2022-03-02 New taxonomic reference entry
2022-03-02 Species updated Old value