Macrochernes wrightii (Hagen, 1868)


Original combination: Chelifer Wrightii


Genus type of Macrochernes Hoff, 1946

Taxonomic references

Chelifer wrightii

Hagen, 1868b: 52 original description
Hagen, 1870: 267

Genus? wrightii Hagen:

Beier, 1932e: 277
Roewer, 1937: 317

Macrochernes wrightii (Hagen):

Hoff, 1946a: 105–107, figs 4–6
Muchmore, 1969c: 10
Harvey, 1991a: 598
Armas, Alegre B., Barba D., Rodríguez-Cabrera, Alayón G. and Peréz G., 2017: 219

Distribution table

Realm: Neotropic

Type locality: Cuba.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Cuba (IMPRECISE) 22 -78
Type repository
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Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

Hagen, H. (1868b). The American pseudo-scorpions. Record of American Entomology for the Year 1868: 48–52. -- Show included taxa

Hagen, H. (1870). Synopsis pseudoscorpionidum synonymica. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 13: 263–272. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1946a). A redescription of two of Hagen's pseudoscorpion species. Proceedings of the New England Zoölogical Club 23: 99–107. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1969c). The pseudoscorpion genus Macrochernes, with the description of a new species from Puerto Rico (Arachnida, Chelonethida, Chernetidae). Caribbean Journal of Science and Mathematics 1(2): 9–14. -- 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