Dendrochernes instabilis (Chamberlin, 1934)


Original combination: Pachycheirus instabilis


Genus type of Pachycheirus Chamberlin, 1934

Taxonomic references

Pachycheirus instabilis

Chamberlin, 1934a: 126–128, figs 1f, 1j-l, 1n-p, 1r-s, 1v-y original description
Roewer, 1937: 301, fig. 238
Beier, 1948b: 453

Dendrochernes instabilis (Chamberlin):

Hoff, 1958: 29
Muchmore, 1971a: 84
Harvey, 1991a: 569
Poinar, Ćurčić and Cokendolpher, 1998: 85, 87

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (Montana)
Type locality: Sula, Ravalli County, Montana, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Sula 45.833333 -113.983333
Type repository
  • Holotype female (CAS, JC-795.02001). Paratypes: 3 females (CAS, JC-795.02002–4); 1 female (CAS, JC-637.01001)
Zoobank LSID


Beier, M. (1948b). Phoresie und Phagophilie bei Pseudoscorpionen. Österreichische Zoologische Zeitschrift 1: 441–497. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1934a). On two species of false scorpions collected by birds in Montana, with notes on the genus Dinocheirus (Arachnida - Chelonethida). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 10: 125–132. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1958). List of the pseudoscorpions of North America north of Mexico. American Museum Novitates 1875: 1–50. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1971a). Phoresy by North and Central American pseudoscorpions. Proceedings of the Rochester Academy of Science 12: 79–97. -- Show included taxa

Poinar, G.O., Jr, Ćurčić, B.P.M. & Cokendolpher, J.C. (1998). Arthropod phoresy involving pseudoscorpions in the past and present. Acta Arachnologica 47: 79–96. -- 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


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