Neopseudogarypus scutellatus Morris, 1948


Original combination: Neopseudogarypus scutellatus


Genus type of Neopseudogarypus Morris, 1948

Taxonomic references

Neopseudogarypus scutellatus

Morris, 1948b: 44–46, figs 1–20 original description
Benedict and Malcolm, 1978b: 83, 85, figs 1–3
Harvey, 1981a: 244
Harvey, 1985d: 150
Harvey, 1991a: 232
Harvey, 1992c: n/a, figs 48–57
Judson, 1997a: 39
Murienne, Harvey and Giribet, 2008: 174
Arabi, Judson, Deharveng, Lourenco, Cruaud and Hassanin, 2012: n/a, fig. 2A
Harvey, Huey, Hillyer, McIntyre and Giribet, 2016: 81, fig. 2
Cosgrove, Agnarsson, Harvey and Binford, 2016: 260, fig. 3
Judson, 2018b: 148–149
Harms, Harvey, Roberts and Loria, 2024: n/a, figs 2, 3

Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

Australia (Tasmania)
Type locality: near Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Launceston -41.433333 147.133333
Type repository
  • Holotype female (BMNH 1948.3.14.4–5); Paratypes: 1 male (BMNH 1948.3.24.6–7); 1 female (BMNH 1948.3.24.8)
Zoobank LSID


Arabi, J., Judson, M.L., Deharveng, L., Lourenco, W.R., Cruaud, C. & Hassanin, A. (2012). Nucleotide composition of CO1 sequences in Chelicerata (Arthropoda): detecting new mitogenomic rearrangements. Journal of Molecular Evolution 74: 81–95. -- Show included taxa

Benedict, E.M. & Malcolm, D.R. (1978b). The family Pseudogarypidae (Pseudoscorpionida) in North America with comments on the genus Neopseudogarypus Morris from Tasmania. Journal of Arachnology 6: 81–104. -- 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. (1981a). Geogarypus rhantus sp. nov. (Pseudoscorpionida: Garypidae: Geogarypinae): a generic addition to the Australian fauna. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 20: 279–283. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1985d). Pseudoscorpionida. In: Walton, D.W. (ed.) Zoological catalogue of Australia Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra 3: 126–155. -- Show included taxa

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

Harvey, M.S. (1992c). The phylogeny and classification of the Pseudoscorpionida (Chelicerata: Arachnida). Invertebrate Taxonomy 6: 1373–1435. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S., Huey, J.A., Hillyer, M.J., McIntyre, E. & Giribet, G. (2016). The first troglobitic species of Gymnobisiidae (Pseudoscorpiones, Neobisioidea), from Table Mountain (Western Cape Province, South Africa) and its phylogenetic position. Invertebrate Systematics 30: 75–85. -- 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

Judson, M.L.I. (2018b). Ontogeny and evolution of the duplex trichobothria of Pseudoscorpiones (Arachnida). Zoologischer Anzeiger 273: 133--151. -- Show included taxa

Morris, J.C.H. (1948b). A new genus of pseudogarypin pseudoscorpions possessing pleural plates. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1947: 43–47. -- Show included taxa

Murienne, J., Harvey, M.S. & Giribet, G. (2008). First molecular phylogeny of the major clades of Pseudoscorpiones (Arthropoda: Chelicerata). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49: 170–184. -- Show included taxa

Harms, D., Harvey, M.S., Roberts, J.D. & Loria, S.F. (2024). Tectonically-driven climate change and the spread of temperate biomes: Insights from dragon pseudoscorpions (Pseudotyrannochthoniidae), a globally distributed arachnid lineage. Journal of Biogeography 51: 1032–1048. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2024-07-07 New taxonomic reference entry Harms, Harvey, Roberts and Loria, 2024
2024-02-01 New taxonomic reference entry Judson, 2018