Maorichthonius mortenseni Chamberlin, 1925


Original combination: Maorichthonius mortenseni


Genus type of Maorichthonius Chamberlin, 1925

Taxonomic references

Maorichthonius mortenseni

Chamberlin, 1925b: 335–337, figs 1a–i original description
Chamberlin, 1931a: 65
Beier, 1932a: 36
Chamberlin, 1934b: 3
Beier, 1969e: 414–415, fig. 1
Beier, 1976f: 210
Harvey, 1991a: 189
Sirvid, Zhang, Harvey, Rhode, Cook, Bartsch and Staples, 2010: 89

Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

New Zealand
Type locality: Onehunga, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Onehunga -36.916666 174.783333
Type repository
  • Holotype male (ZMUC, JC-543.0100?); Allotype female (ZMUC, JC-543.0100?); Paratypes: 2 males (CAS, JC-543.01002–3)
Zoobank LSID


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

Beier, M. (1969e). Additional remarks to the New Zealand Pseudoscorpionidea. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 6: 413–418. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1976f). The pseudoscorpions of New Zealand, Norfolk and Lord Howe. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 3: 199–246. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1925b). Notes on the status of genera in the chelonethid family Chthoniidae together with a description of a new genus and species from New Zealand. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening i Kjøbenhavn 81: 333–338. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1931a). The arachnid order Chelonethida. Stanford University Publications, Biological Sciences 7(1): 1–284. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1934b). Check list of the false scorpions of Oceania. Occasional Papers of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum 10(22): 1–14. -- Show included taxa

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

Sirvid, P.J., Zhang, Z.-Q., Harvey, M.S., Rhode, B.E., Cook, D.R., Bartsch, I. & Staples, D.A. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda, Chelicerata, horseshoe crabs, arachnids and sea spiders. In: Gordon, D. (ed.) The New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: a Species 2000 Symposium review Canterbury University Press, Christchurch 1: 50–89. -- Show included taxa


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