Americhernes kanaka (Chamberlin, 1938)


Original combination: Lamprochernes kanaka


Taxonomic references

Lamprochernes kanaka

Chamberlin, 1938a: 279 original description
Chamberlin, 1939b: 210–212, figs 2a–e
Tenorio and Muchmore, 1982: 380

Americhernes kanaka (Chamberlin):

Harvey, 1990b: 325
Harvey, 1991a: 541

Distribution table

Realm: Oceania

French Polynesia (Îles Marquises)
Type locality: Tekohepu summit, Ua-pou, Ua-pou, Îles Marquises, French Polynesia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Mount Tekohepu -9.4 -140.083333
Type repository
  • Holotype male (BPBM, JC-823.01001)
Zoobank LSID


Chamberlin, J.C. (1938a). New and little-known false-scorpions from the Pacific and elsewhere (Arachnida - Chelonethida). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11) 2: 259–285. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1939b). New and little-known false scorpions from the Marquesas Islands (Arachnida: Chelonethida). Bulletin of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum 142: 207–215. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1990b). New pseudoscorpions of the genera Americhernes Muchmore and Cordylochernes Beier from Australia (Pseudoscorpionida: Chernetidae). Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria 50: 325–336. -- Show included taxa

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

Tenorio, J.M. & Muchmore, W.B. (1982). Catalog of entomological types in the Bishop Museum. Pseudoscorpionida. Pacific Insects 24: 377–385. -- Show included taxa


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