Austrochthonius muchmorei Harvey and Mould, 2006


Original combination: Austrochthonius muchmorei


Taxonomic references

Austrochthonius muchmorei

Harvey and Mould, 2006: 209–210 (replacement name for Sathrochthonius tullgreni Chamberlin) original description

Sathrochthonius tullgreni Chamberlin, 1962 -- replaced homonym
Sathrochthonius tullgreni
Chamberlin, 1962: 306–307 (replacement name for Chthonius caecus Tullgren) original description
Harvey, 1981b: 241
Harvey, 1985d: 140–141
Harvey, 1991a: 202 (junior secondary homonym of Austrochthonius tullgreni (Beier))
Sathrochthonius (?) tullgreni Chamberlin:
Beier, 1966a: 276
Muchmore, 1982d: 158
Chthonius caecus Tullgren, 1909 -- replaced homonym
Chthonius caecus
Tullgren, 1909b: 414–415, fig. 3 (junior primary homonym of Chthonius coecus Packard, 1884, and Chthonius caecus Simon, 1885b) original description
Mundochthonius (?) caecus (Tullgren):
Beier, 1932a: 38
Roewer, 1937: 238
Mundochthonius caecus (Tullgren):
Nicholls, 1933: 111
Chamberlin, 1934b: 3
Weidner, 1959: 115
Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

Australia (Western Australia)
Type locality: Brunswick Junction (as Brunswick), Western Australia, Australia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Brunswick Junction -33.25 115.833333
Type repository
  • Holotype male (ZMH, lost)
Zoobank LSID


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

Beier, M. (1966a). On the Pseudoscorpionidea of Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology 14: 275–303. -- 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

Chamberlin, J.C. (1962). New and little-known false scorpions, principally from caves, belonging to the families Chthoniidae and Neobisiidae (Arachnida, Chelonethida). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 123: 303–352. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1981b). A checklist of the Australian Pseudoscorpionida. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5: 237–252. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1985d). Pseudoscorpionida. In: Walton, D.W. (ed.) Zoological catalogue of Australia Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra 3: 126–155. -- Show included taxa

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

Harvey, M.S. & Mould, L.G. (2006). A new troglomorphic species of Austrochthonius (Pseudoscorpiones: Chthoniidae) from Australia, with remarks on Chthonius caecus. Records of the Western Australian Museum 23: 205–211. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1982d). A new cavernicolous Sathrochthonius from Australia (Pseudoscorpionida: Chthoniidae). Pacific Insects 24: 156–158. -- Show included taxa

Nicholls, G.E. (1933). The composition and biogeographical relations of the fauna of Western Australia. In: Walkom, A.B. (ed.) Report of the Twenty-First Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney Meeting, August, 1932 Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney: 93–138. -- 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

Tullgren, A. (1909b). Chelonethi. In: Michaelsen, W. and Hartmeyer, R. (ed.) Fauna Südwest-Australiens Gustav Fischer, Jena 2: 411–415. -- Show included taxa

Weidner, H. (1959). Die Entomologischen Sammlungen des Zoologischen Staatsinstituts und Zoologischen Museums Hamburg. I. Teil. Pararthropoda und Chelicerata I. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institute 57: 89–142. -- Show included taxa


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