Dinocheirus dorsalis (Banks, 1895)


Original combination: Chelanops dorsalis

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:52136769-acfb-4901-a279-bff5a0e296a8

Taxonomic references

Chelanops dorsalis

Banks, 1895a: 8 original description
Banks, 1904b: 364
Coolidge, 1908: 112
Banks, 1911: 638
Wheeler, 1911: 167–168
Moles and Moore, 1921: 6

Neochernes dorsalis (Banks):

Beier, 1932e: 166
Roewer, 1937: 299
Beier, 1948b: 458

Dinocheirus dorsalis (Banks):

Hoff, 1947b: 523–526, fig. 26
Hoff, 1958: 27
Muchmore, 1971a: 87
Knowlton, 1972: 2
Knowlton, 1974: 2
Muchmore, 1974d: 34
Harvey, 1991a: 571

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (California, Utah)
Type locality: Lake Tahoe, Placer County, California, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Lake Tahoe (approximate) 39.166666 -120.133333
Type repository
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Banks, N. (1895a). Notes on the Pseudoscorpionida. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 3: 1–13. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1904b). Some Arachnida from California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (3) 3: 331–374. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1911). The pseudoscorpions of California. Journal of Entomology, Pomona College 3: 633–640. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

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

Coolidge, K.R. (1908). A list of the North American Pseudoscorpionida. Psyche, Cambridge 15: 108–114. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1947b). The species of the pseudoscorpion genus Chelanops described by Banks. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 98: 471–550. -- 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

Knowlton, G.F. (1972). Some terrestrial arthropods of Curlew Valley. Utah State University Ecology Center, Terrestrial Arthropod Series 4: 1–7. -- Show included taxa

Knowlton, G.F. (1974). Some pseudoscorpions of Curlew Valley. Utah State University Ecology Center, Terrestrial Arthropods Series 11: 1–3. -- Show included taxa

Moles, M. & Moore, W. (1921). A list of California Arachnida. I. Pseudoscorpionida. Journal of Entomology and Zoology, Pomona College 13: 6–9. -- 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

Muchmore, W.B. (1974d). Clarification of the genera Hesperochernes and Dinocheirus (Pseudoscorpionida, Chernetidae). Journal of Arachnology 2: 25–36. -- 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

Wheeler, W.M. (1911). Pseudoscorpions in ant nests. Psyche, Cambridge 18: 166–168. -- Show included taxa


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