Tridenchthonius cubanus (Chamberlin, 1929)


Original combination: Ditha cubana


Taxonomic references

Chthonius pennsylvanicus Hagen:

Berger, 1905: 407 (misidentification)

Chthonius longipalpis Banks:

Banks, 1909c: 174 (misidentification)

Ditha cubana

Chamberlin, 1929a: 61–62, figs 1h, 2e, 2j, 2l, 3b
Chamberlin, 1931a: n/a, figs 13e, 43c–d, 46i, 52b, 54
Beier, 1932a: 26
Beier, 1932g: n/a, fig. 251
Roewer, 1937: 234

Tridenchthonius cubanus (Chamberlin):

Chamberlin and Chamberlin, 1945: 52, figs 1, 2j
Hoff, 1963c: 29
Harvey, 1991a: 226
Cosgrove, Agnarsson, Harvey and Binford, 2016: 264
219 in Armas, Alegre B., Barba D., Rodríguez-Cabrera, Alayón G. and Peréz G., 2017: n/a

Distribution table

Realm: Neotropic

Type locality: Cayeria las Cayamas (as Cayamas), Cienfuegos, Cuba.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Cayeria las Cayamas 22.583333 -82.516666
Type repository
  • Holotype female (CAS, JC-73.01001).
Zoobank LSID


Banks, N. (1909c). Arachnida of Cuba. Report, Estación Central Agronómica de Cuba 2: 150–174. -- Show included taxa

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

Beier, M. (1932g). Pseudoscorpionidea - Afterskorpione. In: Kükenthal, W. and Krumbach, T. (ed.) Handbuch der Zoologie Walter de Gruyter & Co., Berlin und Leipzig 3 (2) (5): 117–192. -- Show included taxa

Berger, E.W. (1905). Habits and distribution of Pseudoscorpionidae, principally Chelanops oblongus, Say. Ohio Naturalist 6: 407–419. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1929a). A synoptic classification of the false scorpions or chela-spinners, with a report on a cosmopolitan collection of the same. Part 1. The Heterosphyronida (Chthoniidae) (Arachnida-Chelonethida). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 4: 50–80. -- 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. & 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

Cosgrove, J.G., Agnarsson, I., Harvey, M.S. & Binford, G.J. (2016). Pseudoscorpion diversity and distribution in the West Indies: sequence data confirm single island endemism for some clades, but not others. Journal of Arachnology 44: 257–271. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1963c). The pseudoscorpions of Jamaica. Part 2. The genera Pseudochthonius, Paraliochthonius, Lechytia, and Tridenchthonius. Bulletin of the Institute of Jamaica, Science Series 10(2): 1–35. -- 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

Armas, L.F. de, Alegre B., A., Barba D., R.A., Rodríguez-Cabrera, T.M., Alayón G., G. & Peréz G., A. (2017). Arácnidos. In: C. A. Mancina and D. D. Cruz F. Diversidad biológica de Cuba: métodos de inventario, monitoreo y colecciones biológicas Editorial AMA: La Habana: 196–223. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-03-05 New taxonomic reference entry Armas, Alegre B., Barba D., Rodríguez-Cabrera, Alayón G. and Peréz G., 2017