Americocreagris columbiana (Chamberlin, 1962)


Original combination: Microcreagris columbiana


Genus type of Americocreagris Ćurčić, 1982

Taxonomic references

Microcreagris columbiana

Chamberlin, 1962: 334–336, figs 11a–d original description
Muchmore, 1969a: 10–11
Peck, 1973: 100
Peck, 1998: 23 (as Microcreagris colombiana [sic])

Americocreagris columbiana (Chamberlin):

Ćurčić, 1982d: 48–50, figs 1–2
Ćurčić, 1984b: 157
Harvey, 1991a: 329
Hughes and Moore, 2018: n/a, fig. 1c

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (Oregon, Washington)
Type locality: Clatskanie, Columbia County, Oregon, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Clatskanie 46.1 -123.2
Type repository
  • Holotype male (AMNH, JC-1081.01001)
Zoobank LSID


Chamberlin, J.C. (1962). New and little-known false scorpions, principally from caves, belonging to the families Chthoniidae and Neobisiidae (Arachnida, Chelonethida). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 123: 303–352. -- Show included taxa

Ćurčić, B.P.M. (1982d). Americocreagris, a new genus of pseudoscorpions from the United States. Bulletin de l'Académie Serbe des Sciences et des Arts, Classe des Sciences Naturelles et Mathématiques 80(22): 47–50. -- Show included taxa

Ćurčić, B.P.M. (1984b). A revision of some North American species of Microcreagris Balzan, 1892 (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 6: 149–166. -- Show included taxa

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

Hughes, G.B. & Moore, W. (2018). Monophyly of the subfamily Neobisiinae (Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae). Journal of Arachnology 46: 481–487. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1969a). New species and records of cavernicolous pseudoscorpions of the genus Microcreagris (Arachnida, Chelonethida, Neobisiidae, Ideobisiinae). American Museum Novitates 2392: 1–21. -- Show included taxa

Peck, S.B. (1973). A review of the invertebrate fauna of volcanic caves in western North America. Bulletin of the National Speleological Society 35: 99–107. -- Show included taxa

Peck, S.B. (1998). A summary of diversity and distribution of the obligate cave-inhabiting faunas of the United States and Canada. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 60: 18–26. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-06-18 New taxonomic reference entry Hughes and Moore, 2018