Idiochelifer nigripalpus (Ewing, 1911)


Original combination: Chelifer cancroides nigripalpus


Genus type of Idiochelifer Chamberlin, 1932

Taxonomic references

Chelifer cancroides nigripalpus

Ewing, 1911: 73 original description

Chelifer nigripalpus Ewing:

Chamberlin, 1931a: n/a, figs 11n-o

Idiochelifer nigripalpus (Ewing):

Chamberlin, 1932a: 19
Beier, 1932e: 229
Roewer, 1937: 312
Hoff, 1946c: 26–28
Hoff, 1949b: 487–489, figs 49a–c
Hoff, 1950a: 3–4
Hoff and Bolsterli, 1956: 177
Hoff, 1958: 34
Manley, 1969: 9, fig. 13
Nelson, 1975: 297, figs 85–89
Muchmore, 1990a: 524
Harvey, 1991a: 508
Snider and Nelson, 1991: 262
Watermolen, 2007: 4
Buddle, 2010: 5

Hysterochelifer longidactylus Hoff, 1945 -- synonymised by Hoff, 1946f: 486
Hysterochelifer longidactylus
Hoff, 1945g: 511–515, figs 1–6 (synonymised by Hoff, 1946f: 486) original description
Hysterochelifer sp. near longidactylus Hoff:
Théodoridès, 1950: 14
Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Wisconsin)
Type locality: Ames, Story County, Iowa, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Ames 42.016666 -93.633333
Type repository
Zoobank LSID


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

Buddle, C.M. (2010). Photographic key to the Pseudoscorpions of Canada and the adjacent USA. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 3: 1–77. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1931a). The arachnid order Chelonethida. Stanford University Publications, Biological Sciences 7(1): 1–284. -- 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

Ewing, H.E. (1911). Notes on pseudoscorpions; a study on the variations of our common species, Chelifer cancroides Linn., with systematic notes on other species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 19: 65–81. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1945g). New species and records of cheliferid pseudoscorpions. American Midland Naturalist 34: 511–522. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1946c). New pseudoscorpions, chiefly Neotropical, of the suborder Monosphyronida. American Museum Novitates 1318: 1–32. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1946f). The pseudoscorpion tribe Cheliferini. Bulletin of the Chicago Academy of Sciences 7: 485–490. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1949b). The pseudoscorpions of Illinois. Bulletin of the Illinois Natural History Survey 24: 407–498. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1950a). Some North American cheliferid pseudoscorpions. American Museum Novitates 1448: 1–18. -- 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. & Bolsterli, J.E. (1956). Pseudoscorpions of the Mississippi River drainage basin area. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 75: 155–179. -- Show included taxa

Manley, G.V. (1969). A pictorial key and annotated list of Michigan pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Michigan Entomologist 2: 2–13. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1990a). Pseudoscorpionida. In: Dindal, D.L. (ed.) Soil biology guide John Wiley and Sons, New York: 503–527. -- Show included taxa

Nelson, S.O., Jr (1975). A systematic study of Michigan Pseudoscorpionida (Arachnida). American Midland Naturalist 93: 257–301. -- 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

Snider, R.J. & Nelson, S.O., Jr (1991). Michigan Pseudoscorpionida, a checklist. Michigan Academician 24: 259–263. -- Show included taxa

Théodoridès, J. (1950). Observations écologiques dans l'état de New Jersey (États-Unis). Revue Canadienne de Biologie 9: 9–27. -- Show included taxa

Watermolen, D.J. (2007). Pseudoscorpion records from Wisconsin. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Research/Management Findings 59: 1–8. -- Show included taxa


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