Dinocheirus pallidus (Banks, 1890)


Original combination: Chernes pallidus

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:faab1e17-be65-4c86-ae90-6b43b92e78ba

Taxonomic references

Chernes pallidus

Banks, 1890: 152 original description

Chelanops pallidus (Banks):

Banks, 1895a: 8
Banks, 1907: 746
Coolidge, 1908: 112

Neochernes (?) pallidus (Banks):

Beier, 1932e: 167
Roewer, 1937: 299

Hesperochernes pallidus (Banks):

Hoff, 1947b: 509–511, fig. 18

Dinocheirus pallidus (Banks):

Hoff, 1949b: 472–474, figs 39a–c
Hoff, 1958: 26
Manley, 1969: 11, fig. 16
Nelson, 1971: 95
Muchmore, 1974d: 34
Nelson, 1975: 289, figs 62–63
Zeh, 1987b: 1084
Muchmore, 1990a: 521
Harvey, 1991a: 571
Snider and Nelson, 1991: 262
Poinar, Ćurčić and Cokendolpher, 1998: 90

Not Chelanops pallidus (Banks):

Ewing, 1911: 76, 78 (misidentification; see Parachernes (Parachernes) virginicus (Banks))

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York)
Type locality: Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Ithaca 42.433333 -76.5
Type repository
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Banks, N. (1890). A new pseudoscorpion. Canadian Entomologist 22: 152. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1895a). Notes on the Pseudoscorpionida. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 3: 1–13. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1907). A preliminary list of the Arachnidae of Indiana, with keys to families and genera of spiders. Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Indiana 31: 715–747. -- Show included taxa

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

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

Ewing, H.E. (1911). Notes on pseudoscorpions; a study on the variations of our common species, Chelifer cancroides Linn., with systematic notes on other species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 19: 65–81. -- 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. (1949b). The pseudoscorpions of Illinois. Bulletin of the Illinois Natural History Survey 24: 407–498. -- 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

Manley, G.V. (1969). A pictorial key and annotated list of Michigan pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Michigan Entomologist 2: 2–13. -- 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

Muchmore, W.B. (1990a). Pseudoscorpionida. In: Dindal, D.L. (ed.) Soil biology guide John Wiley and Sons, New York: 503–527. -- Show included taxa

Nelson, S.O., Jr (1971). Phoresy by pseudoscorpions. Michigan Entomologist 4: 95–96. -- Show included taxa

Nelson, S.O., Jr (1975). A systematic study of Michigan Pseudoscorpionida (Arachnida). American Midland Naturalist 93: 257–301. -- 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

Snider, R.J. & Nelson, S.O., Jr (1991). Michigan Pseudoscorpionida, a checklist. Michigan Academician 24: 259–263. -- Show included taxa

Zeh, D.W. (1987b). Aggression, density, and sexual dimorphism in chernetid pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Evolution 41: 1072–1087. -- Show included taxa


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