Allochthonius (Allochthonius) coreanus Morikawa, 1970


Original combination: Allochthonius (Allochthonius) opticus coreanus

Subgenus Allochthonius


Taxonomic references

Allochthonius (Allochthonius) opticus coreanus

Morikawa, 1970: 141–143, figs 1, 2a original description
Harvey, 1991a: 133
Lee and Seo, 1995: 460–464, figs 2b, 3c, 5a–d, 6
Hong, Kim and Lee, 1996: 175

Allochthonius coreanus Morikawa:

Hong and Kim, 1993: 2

Allochthonius (Allochthonius) coreanus Morikawa:

Hu and Zhang, 2011: n/a, fig. 25
Ohira, Sato, Tsutsumi, Kaneko and Choi, 2018: 400

Distribution table

Realm: Palearctic

South Korea
Type locality: Sinryeong-gul Cave, Baegsan-ri, Changseong-eub, Samcheog-gun, Gangwon-do, South Korea.


Locality Lat Lon
1 37.15 129.033333
Type repository

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

Hong, Y. & Kim, T.H. (1993). A check list and key to the order Pseudoscorpiones of Korea with description of one new species from the genus Tyrannochthonius. Korean Journal of Entomology 23: 1–4. -- Show included taxa

Hong, Y., Kim, T.H. & Lee, W.K. (1996). The pseudoscorpion family Chthoniidae (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida) in Korea, with two new species from the genus Tyrannochthonius. Korean Journal of Systematic Zoology 12: 173–184. -- Show included taxa

Hu, J. & Zhang, F. (2011). Description of three new species of the genus Allochthonius Chamberlin, 1929 (Pseudoscorpiones: Pseudotyrannochthoniidae) from China. Journal of Threatened Taxa 3: 2167–2176. -- Show included taxa

Lee, W.K. & Seo, H.Y. (1995). [Soil-inhabiting pseudoscorpions of the genus Allochthonius from Korea]. Korean Journal of Systematic Zoology 11: 455–468. -- Show included taxa

Morikawa, K. (1970). Results of the speleological survey in South Korea 1966. XX. New pseudoscorpions from South Korea. Bulletin of the National Science Museum of Tokyo 13: 141–148. -- Show included taxa

Ohira, H., Sato, K., Tsutsumi, T., Kaneko, S. & Choi, H.-J. (2018). DNA barcoding suggested the existence of cryptic species and high biodiversity of South Korean pseudoscorpions (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones). Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 11(3): 399-407. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-04-08 New taxonomic reference entry Ohira, Sato, Tsutsumi, Kaneko and Choi, 2018