Parachelifer muricatus (Say, 1821)


Original combination: Chelifer muricatus


Taxonomic references

Chelifer muricatus

Say, 1821: 63–64 original description
Hagen, 1868a: 435
Hagen, 1868b: 51–52
Hagen, 1870: 266
Banks, 1890: 512
Banks, 1895a: 3 (in part; see Parachelifer superbus Hoff)
Banks, 1904a: 140
Banks, 1904b: 364
Banks, 1908a: 39
Coolidge, 1908: 110
Pratt, 1927: 410
Nester, 1932: 98

Chelifer cancroides (Linnaeus):

Hagen, 1868a: 435 (misidentification)

Parachelifer muricatus (Say):

Chamberlin, 1932a: 19
Rowland and Reddell, 1976: 18
Harvey, 1991a: 521

Parachelifer (?) muricatus (Say):

Beier, 1932e: 240
Roewer, 1937: 13
Hoff, 1958: 33
Hoff, 1964b: 7

Distribution table
US (Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia)
Type locality: North America.


Locality Lat Lon
1 North America (IMPRECISE) 38 -90
Type repository

Banks, N. (1890). A new pseudoscorpion. Canadian Entomologist 22: 152. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1895a). Notes on the Pseudoscorpionida. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 3: 1–13. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1904a). The Arachnida of Florida. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 56: 120–147. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1904b). Some Arachnida from California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (3) 3: 331–374. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1908a). The pseudoscorpions of Texas. Bulletin of the Wisconsin Natural History Society 6: 39–42. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1932a). A synoptic revision of the generic classification of the chelonethid family Cheliferidae Simon (Arachnida) (continued). Canadian Entomologist 64: 17–21, 35–39. -- Show included taxa

Coolidge, K.R. (1908). A list of the North American Pseudoscorpionida. Psyche, Cambridge 15: 108–114. -- Show included taxa

Hagen, H. (1868a). Untitled. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 11: 435. -- Show included taxa

Hagen, H. (1868b). The American pseudo-scorpions. Record of American Entomology for the Year 1868: 48–52. -- Show included taxa

Hagen, H. (1870). Synopsis pseudoscorpionidum synonymica. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 13: 263–272. -- 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

Hoff, C.C. (1964b). Atemnid and cheliferid pseudoscorpions, chiefly from Florida. American Museum Novitates 2198: 1–43. -- Show included taxa

Nester, H.G. (1932). Some cytoplasmic structures in the male reproductive cells of a pseudoscorpion (Chelanops corticis). Journal of Morphology 53: 97–131. -- Show included taxa

Pratt, H.S. (1927). A manual of the common invertebrate animals exclusive of insects. A.C. McClurg and Co., Chicago. -- 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

Rowland, J.M. & Reddell, J.R. (1976). Annotated checklist of the arachnid fauna of Texas (excluding Acarida and Araneida). Occasional Papers of the Museum, Texas Technical University 38: 1–25. -- Show included taxa

Say, T. (1821). An account of the Arachnides of the United States. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2: 59–82. -- Show included taxa


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