Tyrannochthonius luxtoni (Beier, 1967)


Original combination: Morikawia luxtoni

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:6c628e09-4143-4b7c-a5ac-8bf64c163cc4

Taxonomic references

Morikawia luxtoni

Beier, 1967b: 289–290, fig. 8 original description
Palma, Lovis and Tither, 1989: 20

Paraliochthonius luxtoni luxtoni (Beier):

Beier, 1976f: 206–207

Tyrannochthonius luxtoni (Beier):

Harvey, 1989a: 26
Harvey, 1991a: 210
Sirvid, Zhang, Harvey, Rhode, Cook, Bartsch and Staples, 2010: 89

Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

New Zealand
Type locality: Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Whakatane -37.95 176.983333
Type repository
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Beier, M. (1967b). Contributions to the knowledge of the Pseudoscorpionidea from New Zealand. Rec. Domin. Mus. 5: 277–303. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1976f). The pseudoscorpions of New Zealand, Norfolk and Lord Howe. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 3: 199–246. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1989a). Two new cavernicolous chthoniids from Australia, with notes on the generic placement of the south-western Pacific species attributed to the genera Paraliochthonius Beier and Morikawia Chamberlin (Pseudoscorpionida: Chthoniidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 8: 21–29. -- Show included taxa

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

Palma, R.L., Lovis, P.M. & Tither, C. (1989). An annotated list of primary types of the phyla Arthropoda (except Crustacea) and Tardigrada held in the National Museum of New Zealand. National Museum of New Zealand, Miscellaneous Series 20: 1–49. -- Show included taxa

Sirvid, P.J., Zhang, Z.-Q., Harvey, M.S., Rhode, B.E., Cook, D.R., Bartsch, I. & Staples, D.A. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda, Chelicerata, horseshoe crabs, arachnids and sea spiders. In: Gordon, D. (ed.) The New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: a Species 2000 Symposium review Canterbury University Press, Christchurch 1: 50–89. -- Show included taxa


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