Tyrannochthonius insulae Hoff, 1946


Original combination: Tyrannochthonius insulae

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:0dcb9c5b-eac6-4cb5-a3a0-27f70a25e178

Taxonomic references

Tyrannochthonius insulae

Hoff, 1946e: 8–12, figs 9–11 original description
Hummelinck, 1948: 59–61, figs 17a–f, 17h-i, 18d–f, 20a–c, 21a–c, 21f
Harvey, 1991a: 209
Muchmore, 1993a: 86
Cosgrove, Agnarsson, Harvey and Binford, 2016: 260, 264, figs 3, 4

Distribution table

Realm: Neotropic

Trinidad and Tobago
Type locality: St Augustine, Saint George, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago.


Locality Lat Lon
1 St Augustine 10.65 -61.4
Type repository
  • Holotype ?, 53 ?, 25 nymphs (AMNH)
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Cosgrove, J.G., Agnarsson, I., Harvey, M.S. & Binford, G.J. (2016). Pseudoscorpion diversity and distribution in the West Indies: sequence data confirm single island endemism for some clades, but not others. Journal of Arachnology 44: 257–271. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1946e). Three new species of heterosphyronid pseudoscorpions from Trinidad. American Museum Novitates 1322: 1–13. -- Show included taxa

Hummelinck, P.W. (1948). Studies on the fauna of Curaçao, Aruba, Bonaire and the Venezuelan Islands: no. 13. Pseudoscorpions of the genera Garypus, Pseudochthonius, Tyrannochthonius and Pachychitra. Natuurwetenschappelijke Studiekring voor Suriname en Curaçao 5: 29–77. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1993a). Annotated list and bibliography of Pseudoscorpionida (Arachnida) reported from the Caribbean region. I. Trinidad, Venezuela and Colombia, and including Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao. Tropical Zoology, Special Issue 1: 83–104. -- Show included taxa


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