Hesperochernes canadensis Hoff, 1945


Original combination: Hesperochernes canadensis

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:6ee8493d-a36e-4ebc-9b20-ea2e4407b40e

Taxonomic references

Hesperochernes canadensis

Hoff, 1945b: 1–4, figs 1–7 original description
Hoff, 1949b: n/a, fig. 41
Hoff, 1958: 23
Hoff, 1961: 446–448
Stapp, 1978b: 13
Cudmore, 1986: 354
Zeh, 1987b: 1084
Harvey, 1991a: 583
Buddle, 2005: 15
Brand, 2006: 127
Francke and Villegas-Guzmán, 2006: 294

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

Canada (Alberta)
US (Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota)
Type locality: Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Medicine Hat 50.05 -110.666666
Type repository
  • undefined Holotype male, Allotype female (AMNH)
Zoobank LSID



Brand, R.H. (2006). The influence of prescribed burning on spiders and pseudoscorpions: known predators of woodland litter springtails. Transactions of the Iliinois State Academy of Science 99: 125–134. -- 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

Cudmore, W.W. (1986). Nest associates and ectoparasites of the eastern wood rat, Neotoma floridana, in Indiana. Canadian Journal of Zoology 64: 353–357. -- Show included taxa

Francke, O.F. & Villegas-Guzmán, G.A. (2006). Symbiotic relationships between pseudoscorpions (Arachnida) and packrats (Rodentia). Journal of Arachnology 34: 289–298. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1945b). Hesperochernes canadensis, a new chernetid pseudoscorpion from Canada. American Museum Novitates 1273: 1–4. -- 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

Hoff, C.C. (1961). Pseudoscorpions from Colorado. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 122: 409–464. -- Show included taxa

Stapp, S.H. (1978b). Some aspects of the biology of Hesperochernes canadensis Hoff in northeastern North Dakota (Pseudoscorpionida, Chernetidae). American Arachnology 18: 13. -- Show included taxa

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

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-07-03 Species updated Old value
2022-07-03 New taxonomic reference entry Cudmore, 1986
2021-12-26 Species updated Old value
2021-12-26 Species updated Old value
2021-12-26 New taxonomic reference entry Cudmore, 1986