Halobisium occidentale Beier, 1931


Original combination: Halobisium occidentale

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:da0b9263-6d56-46fe-82ad-04a35d503fa0

Taxonomic references

Halobisium orientale (Redikorzev):

Chamberlin, 1930: 35–36, fig. 1p (misidentification, in part)
Chamberlin, 1931a: n/a, figs 17h, 25g, 35j-m, 56 (misidentification)
Vachon, 1949: n/a, fig. 203b (misidentification)

Halobisium occidentale

Beier, 1931c: 299 original description
Beier, 1932a: 142–143, fig. 176
Beier, 1932g: n/a, figs 213, 253
Roewer, 1936: n/a, fig. 112e
Roewer, 1937: 250
Hoff, 1958: 10
Ricketts and Calvin, 1960: 432
Weygoldt, 1969a: 112
Newell, 1975: 431, plate 105 fig. 3
Roth and Brown, 1976: 128
Schulte, 1976: 119–123, figs 1–2
Muchmore, 1990a: 512
Harvey, 1991a: 335
Buddle, 2005: 15
Buddle, 2010: 5
Gallant, Hochberg and Ada, 2016: 127–136, figs 1–4

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

Canada (British Columbia)
US (Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington)
Type locality: Palo Alto salt marshes, Santa Clara County, California, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Palo Alto 37.45 -122.15
Type repository
  • Syntypes: 1 male, 1 female (NHMW)
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Beier, M. (1931c). Neue Pseudoscorpione der U. O. Neobisiinea. Mitteilung aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 17: 299–318. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1932a). Pseudoscorpionidea I. Subord. Chthoniinea et Neobisiinea. Tierreich 57: i–xx, 1–258. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1932g). Pseudoscorpionidea - Afterskorpione. In: Kükenthal, W. and Krumbach, T. (ed.) Handbuch der Zoologie Walter de Gruyter & Co., Berlin und Leipzig 3 (2) (5): 117–192. -- Show included taxa

Buddle, C. (2005). A primer on pseudoscorpions and taxonomic status in Canada. Newsletter of the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods) 24: 12–16. -- Show included taxa

Buddle, C.M. (2010). Photographic key to the Pseudoscorpions of Canada and the adjacent USA. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 3: 1–77. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1930). A synoptic classification of the false scorpions or chela-spinners, with a report on a cosmopolitan collection of the same. Part II. The Diplosphyronida (Arachnida-Chelonethida). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 5: 1–48, 585–620. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1931a). The arachnid order Chelonethida. Stanford University Publications, Biological Sciences 7(1): 1–284. -- Show included taxa

Gallant, J., Hochberg, R. & Ada, E. (2016). Elemental characterization of the cuticle in the marine intertidal pseudoscorpion, Halobisium occidentale. Invertebrate Biology 135: 127–137. -- 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. (1990a). Pseudoscorpionida. In: Dindal, D.L. (ed.) Soil biology guide John Wiley and Sons, New York: 503–527. -- Show included taxa

Newell, I.M. (1975). Marine mites (Halacaridae). Order Pseudoscorpionida (Chelonethida). Marine tardigrades. In: Smith, R.I. and Carlton, J.T. (ed.) Light's manual: intertidal invertebrates of the central California coast University of California Press, Berkeley: 425–432, 435. -- Show included taxa

Ricketts, E.F. & Calvin, J. (1960). Between Pacific tides. Stanford University Press, Stanford. [third edition (revised by J.W. Hedgpeth)] -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C.F. (1936). 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): 1–160. -- 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

Roth, V.D. & Brown, W.L. (1976). Other intertidal air-breathing arthropods. In: Cheng, L. (ed.) Marine insects North-Holland Publishing Co., Amsterdam and Oxford: 119–150. -- Show included taxa

Schulte, G. (1976). Litoralzonierung von Pseudoskorpionen an der nordamerikanischen Pazifikküste (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae, Garypidae). Entomologica Germanica 3: 119–124. -- Show included taxa

Vachon, M. (1949). Ordre des Pseudoscorpions. In: Grassé, P.-P. (ed.) Traité de zoologie Masson, Paris 6: 437–481. -- Show included taxa

Weygoldt, P. (1969a). The biology of pseudoscorpions. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. -- Show included taxa


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