Neochthonius stanfordianus Chamberlin, 1929


Original combination: Neochthonius stanfordianus


Genus type of Neochthonius Chamberlin, 1929

Taxonomic references

Neochthonius stanfordianus

Chamberlin, 1929a: 66 original description
Muchmore, 1969e: 388–391, figs 1–5
Judson, 1990a: n/a, fig. 2
Muchmore, 1990a: n/a, fig. 18.22
Harvey, 1991a: 192–193
Villegas-Guzmán, 2015: 78
Judson, 2018b: 148

Chthonius (Neochthonius) stanfordianus (Chamberlin):

Beier, 1932a: 46

Chthonius stanfordianus (Chamberlin):

Roewer, 1937: 238

Kewochthonius stanfordianus (Chamberlin):

Hoff, 1958: 5
Schuster, 1962: n/a, fig. 5

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (California)
Type locality: San Francisquito Creek, Jasper Ridge, San Mateo County, California, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Jasper Ridge 37.4 -122.233333
Type repository
  • Holotype female (CAS, JC-59.02001)
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

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

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

Judson, M.L.I. (2018b). Ontogeny and evolution of the duplex trichobothria of Pseudoscorpiones (Arachnida). Zoologischer Anzeiger 273: 133--151. -- 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

Muchmore, W.B. (1990a). Pseudoscorpionida. In: Dindal, D.L. (ed.) Soil biology guide John Wiley and Sons, New York: 503–527. -- 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

Schuster, R.O. (1962). New species of Kewochthonius Chamberlin from California (Arachnida: Chelonethida). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 75: 223–226. -- Show included taxa

Villegas-Guzmán, G.A. (2015). Psudoescorpiones (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) de la Ciudad de México y sus alrededores. Entomología Mexicana 2: 76–81. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2024-02-01 Taxonomic reference update Judson, 2018
2024-02-01 New taxonomic reference entry Judson, 2018