Epactiochernes tristis (Banks, 1891)


Original combination: Chelanops tristis

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:abfa6771-342a-4d48-862f-a952ee9d2a67

Taxonomic references

Chelanops tristis

Banks, 1891: 163 original description
Banks, 1895a: 7
Motter, 1898: 204, 209, 217, 220, 221
Coolidge, 1908: 111
Pratt, 1927: 410

Chelifer scorpioides tristis (Banks):

Ellingsen, 1909b: 216–217

Pselaphochernes (?) tristis (Banks):

Beier, 1932e: 134
Roewer, 1937: 297

Dinocheirus tristis (Banks):

Hoff, 1947b: 532–536, figs 31–32
Hoff, 1958: 26
Wall, 1973: 682

Epactiochernes tristis (Banks):

Muchmore, 1974c: 405, fig. 12
Roth and Brown, 1976: 127
Zeh, 1987b: 1084
Muchmore, 1990a: 521
Harvey, 1991a: 576

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (Connecticut, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New York)
Type locality: Long Island, New York, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Long Island (IMPRECISE) 40.75 -73.333333
Type repository
Zoobank LSID



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

Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

Coolidge, K.R. (1908). A list of the North American Pseudoscorpionida. Psyche, Cambridge 15: 108–114. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1909b). On some North American pseudoscorpions collected by Dr. F. Silvestri. Bollettino del Laboratoria di Zoologia Generale e Agraria della R. Scuola sup. d'Agricoltura, Portici 3: 216–221. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1947b). The species of the pseudoscorpion genus Chelanops described by Banks. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 98: 471–550. -- 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

Motter, M.G. (1898). A contribution to the study of the fauna of the grave. A study of on[e] hundred and fifty disinterments, with some additional experimental observations.. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 6: 201–231. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1974c). Pseudoscorpions from Florida. 3. Epactiochernes, a new genus based upon Chelanops tumidus Banks (Chernetidae). Florida Entomologist 57: 397–407. -- 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

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

Wall, W.J., Jr (1973). The intertidal sand and salt marsh invertebrate fauna associated with the bloodsucking Diptera of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Environmental Entomology 2: 681–684. -- Show included taxa

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


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