Chthonius pennsylvanicus Hagen, 1868


Original combination: Chthonius pennsylvanicus


Junior synonym of: Chthonius ischnocheles Hermann, 1804

Taxonomic references

Chthonius pennsylvanicus

Hagen, 1868b: 52 (as Chthonius pensylvanicus [sic]) (synonymised by Chamberlin, 1929a: 72) original description
Hagen, 1870: 268
Banks, 1890: 152
Banks, 1891: 164
Banks, 1895a: 13
Banks, 1904a: 141
Coolidge, 1908: 114
Ewing, 1911: 80
Pratt, 1927: 410

Not Chthonius pennsylvanicus Hagen:

Berger, 1905: 407 (misidentification; see Tridenchthonius cubanus (Chamberlin))

Distribution table
Type locality: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Philadelphia 39.55 -75.166666
Type repository
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Banks, N. (1890). A new pseudoscorpion. Canadian Entomologist 22: 152. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1891). Notes on North American Chernetidae. Canadian Entomologist 23: 161–166. -- 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. (1904a). The Arachnida of Florida. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 56: 120–147. -- Show included taxa

Berger, E.W. (1905). Habits and distribution of Pseudoscorpionidae, principally Chelanops oblongus, Say. Ohio Naturalist 6: 407–419. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1929a). A synoptic classification of the false scorpions or chela-spinners, with a report on a cosmopolitan collection of the same. Part 1. The Heterosphyronida (Chthoniidae) (Arachnida-Chelonethida). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 4: 50–80. -- 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

Hagen, H. (1868b). The American pseudo-scorpions. Record of American Entomology for the Year 1868: 48–52. -- Show included taxa

Hagen, H. (1870). Synopsis pseudoscorpionidum synonymica. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 13: 263–272. -- Show included taxa

Pratt, H.S. (1927). A manual of the common invertebrate animals exclusive of insects. A.C. McClurg and Co., Chicago. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2023-10-30 Taxonomic reference update Hagen, 1868
2023-10-30 Taxonomic reference update Pratt, 1927