Tridenchthonius surinamus (Beier, 1931)


Original combination: Ditha surinama


Taxonomic references

Ditha surinama

Beier, 1931b: 49–50 original description
Beier, 1932a: 26, fig. 31
Roewer, 1937: 234
Helversen, 1966b: n/a, fig. 8b

Tridenchthonius surinamus (Beier):

Chamberlin and Chamberlin, 1945: 49
Harvey, 1991a: 227

Tridenchthonius aff. surinamus (Beier):

Romero-Ortiz, García and Villarreal, 2019: 113, fig. 2

Distribution table

Realm: Neotropic

Type locality: Paramaribo, Paramaribo, Suriname.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Paramaribo 5.833333 -55.166666
Type repository
  • Syntypes: several specimens (ZMB)
Zoobank LSID


Beier, M. (1931b). Zur Kenntnis der Chthoniiden (Pseudoskorpione). Zoologischer Anzeiger 93: 49–56. -- Show included taxa

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

Chamberlin, J.C. & Chamberlin, R.V. (1945). The genera and species of the Tridenchthoniidae (Dithidae). A family of the arachnid order Chelonethida. Bulletin of the University of Utah, Biological Series 9(2): 1–67. -- Show included taxa

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

Helversen, O. von (1966b). Über die Homologie der Tasthaare bei Pseudoskorpionen (Arach.). Senckenbergiana Biologica 47: 185–195. -- 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

Romero-Ortiz, C., García, F. & Villarreal, E. (2019). Checklist of the false scorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) of Colombia, with new records and a key to the identification of the families. Zootaxa 4711: 107–139. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2023-10-13 New taxonomic reference entry Romero-Ortiz, García and Villarreal, 2019