Dinocheirus altimanus (Ellingsen, 1910)


Original combination: Chelifer (Trachychernes) altimanus

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Taxonomic references

Chelifer (Trachychernes) altimanus

Ellingsen, 1910a: 370–371 original description

Chelanops altimanus (Ellingsen):

Beier, 1932e: 178–179, fig. 187
Roewer, 1937: 302, fig. 240b

Chelanops (Chelanops) altimanus (Ellingsen):

Harvey, 1991a: 554

Dinocheirus altimanus (Ellingsen):

Muchmore, 1993b: 32
Muchmore, 1997d: 275–278, figs 12–21

Dinocheirus magnificus Hoff, 1946 -- synonymised by Muchmore, 1997d: 275
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Dinocheirus magnificus
Hoff, 1946c: 8–12, figs 10–14 original description
Harvey, 1991a: 571 (synonymised by Muchmore, 1997d: 275)
Dinocheirus magnificus superior Hoff, 1946 -- synonymised by Muchmore, 1997d: 275
LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:d6b0f017-7619-467a-8932-f8d54c900dc5
Dinocheirus magnificus superior
Hoff, 1946c: 12, fig. 15 original description
Harvey, 1991a: 571 (synonymised by Muchmore, 1997d: 275)
Distribution table

Realm: Neotropic

Puerto Rico
U.S. Virgin Islands
Type locality: St Thomas Island, Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.


Locality Lat Lon
1 St Thomas Island 18.333333 -64.916666
Type repository
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Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1910a). Die Pseudoskorpione des Berliner Museums. Mitteilung aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 4: 357–423. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1946c). New pseudoscorpions, chiefly Neotropical, of the suborder Monosphyronida. American Museum Novitates 1318: 1–32. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1993b). List of terrestrial invertebrates of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands (exclusive of Acarina and Insecta), with some records of freshwater species. Caribbean Journal of Science 29: 30–38. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1997d). On the status of four old species of pseudoscorpions from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (Pseudoscorpionida: Olpiidae, Chernetidae, Withiidae). Caribbean Journal of Science 33: 269–280. -- 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


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