Bochica withi (Chamberlin, 1923)


Original combination: Ideoroncus withi


Genus type of Bochica Chamberlin, 1930

Taxonomic references

Ideoroncus mexicanus Banks:

With, 1905: 127–131, 328, plate 9 figs 2a–d, plate 10 figs 1a–f (misidentification)

Ideoroncus withi

Chamberlin, 1923c: 359 original description

Bochica withi (Chamberlin):

Chamberlin, 1930: 44
Chamberlin, 1931a: n/a, figs 13l, 15h, 28j-k, 36f, 42b
Beier, 1932a: 168–169
Roewer, 1937: 255
Muchmore, 1984e: 62–63, figs 1–2
Harvey, 1991a: 310
Judson, 1997a: 45–46
Muchmore, 1998a: 121
Harvey and Volschenk, 2007b: 368, figs 1–4, 6
Benavides, Cosgrove, Harvey and Giribet, 2019: 3, 4, figs 1C, 3, 4

Distribution table

Realm: Neotropic

Trinidad and Tobago
Type locality: Chantilly Estate (as Chandilly), Saint George, Grenada.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Chantilly Estate 12.05 -61.733333
Type repository
  • Holotype female (BMNH)
Zoobank LSID


Beier, M. (1932a). Pseudoscorpionidea I. Subord. Chthoniinea et Neobisiinea. Tierreich 57: i–xx, 1–258. -- Show included taxa

Benavides, L.R., Cosgrove, J.G., Harvey, M.S. & Giribet, G. (2019). Phylogenomic interrogation resolves the backbone of the Pseudoscorpiones Tree of Life. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 139(106509): 1–14. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1923c). New and little known pseudoscorpions, principally from the islands and adjacent shores of the Gulf of California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (4) 12: 353–387. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1930). A synoptic classification of the false scorpions or chela-spinners, with a report on a cosmopolitan collection of the same. Part II. The Diplosphyronida (Arachnida-Chelonethida). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 5: 1–48, 585–620. -- Show included taxa

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

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

Harvey, M.S. & Volschenk, E.S. (2007b). The systematics of the Gondwanan pseudoscorpion family Hyidae (Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisioidea): new data and a revised phylogenetic hypothesis. Invertebrate Systematics 21: 365–406. -- Show included taxa

Judson, M.L.I. (1997a). Catalogue of the pseudoscorpion types (Arachnida: Chelonethi) in the Natural History Museum, London. Occasional Papers on Systematic Entomology 11: 1–54. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1984e). Troglobochica, a new genus from caves in Jamaica, and redescription of the genus Bochica Chamberlin (Pseudoscorpionida, Bochicidae). Journal of Arachnology 12: 61–68. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1998a). Review of the family Bochicidae, with new species and records (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Insecta Mundi 12: 117–132. -- 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

With, C.J. (1905). On Chelonethi, chiefly from the Australian region, in the collection of the British Museum, with observations on the "coxal sac" and on some cases of abnormal segmentation. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 15: 94–143, 328. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-07-03 New taxonomic reference entry Benavides, Cosgrove, Harvey and Giribet, 2019