Pseudochthonius galapagensis Beier, 1977


Original combination: Pseudochthonius galapagensis


Taxonomic references

Pseudochthonius galapagensis

Beier, 1977c: 98–99, fig. 4 original description
Peck, 1990: 371
Harvey, 1991a: 196
Peck and Finston, 1993: 20, 21
Baert, Maelfait and Desender, 1995: 18
Mahnert, 2014: 148–149

Distribution table

Realm: Neotropic

Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Type locality: Caleta Tortuga (as Turtle Bay), Isla Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, Galápagos, Ecuador.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Caleta Tortuga 0.7 -89.4
Type repository

Baert, L., Maelfait, J.-P. & Desender, K. (1995). Distribution of the arachnid species of the orders Scorpiones, Solifugae, Amblypygi, Schizomida, Opiliones and Pseudoscorpiones in Galápagos. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Entomologie 65: 5–19. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1977c). Pseudoscorpionidea. In: Leleup, N. (ed.) Mission Zoologique Belge aux îles Galapagos et en Ecuador (N. et J. Leleup, 1964-1965) Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika, Bruxelles 3: 93–112. -- Show included taxa

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

Mahnert, V. (2014). Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) from the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 121: 135–210. -- Show included taxa

Peck, S.B. (1990). Eyeless arthropods of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador: composition and origin of the cryptozoic fauna of a young, tropical, oceanic archipelago. Biotropica 22: 366–381. -- Show included taxa

Peck, S.B. & Finston, T.L. (1993). Galapagos Islands troglobites: the questions of tropical troglobites, parapatric distributions with eyed-sister-species, and their origin by parapatric speciation. Memoires de Biospéologie 20: 19–37. -- Show included taxa


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