Spelaeochthonius dentifer (Morikawa, 1970)


Original combination: Allochthonius (Spelaeochthonius) dentifer

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:0f9f942f-c554-4987-98b3-8620c8967861

Taxonomic references

Allochthonius (Spelaeochthonius) dentifer

Morikawa, 1970: 144–146, figs 2c–e, 3 original description

Pseudotyrannochthonius dentifer (Morikawa):

Harvey, 1991a: 198
Hong and Kim, 1993: 2
Hong, Kim and Lee, 1996: 177
Ohira, Sato, Tsutsumi, Kaneko and Choi, 2018: 400

Spelaeochthonius dentifer (Morikawa):

You, Yoo, Harvey and Harms, 2022: 141–144, figs 1B, 2A–C, 3A–G, 4A–F, 6A–G, 7A–I, 8
Harvey and Harms, 2022: n/a, fig. 5

Distribution table

Realm: Palearctic

South Korea
Type locality: Yong'yeon-gul Cave, Yong'yeon-gog, Changseong-eub, Samcheog-gun, Gangwon-do, South Korea.


Locality Lat Lon
1 37.209166 128.941388
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

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

Harvey, M.S. & Harms, D. (2022). The pseudoscorpion genus Centrochthonius (Pseudoscorpiones: Pseudotyrannochthoniidae) from central Asia and description of a new species from Nepal. Journal of Arachnology 50: 158–174. -- Show included taxa

You, J.Y., Yoo, J.-S., Harvey, M.S. & Harms, D. (2022). Some cryptic Korean karst creatures: revalidation of the pseudoscorpion genus Spelaeochthonius (Pseudoscorpiones: Pseudotyrannochthoniidae) and description of two new species from Korea. Journal of Arachnology 50: 135–157. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-09-25 New taxonomic reference entry You, Yoo, Harvey and Harms, 2022
2022-09-24 Species updated Old value
2022-09-24 New taxonomic reference entry Harvey and Harms, 2022
2022-04-08 New taxonomic reference entry Ohira, Sato, Tsutsumi, Kaneko and Choi, 2018