Dinocheirus serratus (Moles, 1914)


Original combination: Chelanops serratus

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:da26ab41-b9ef-4a4b-9475-3a982b80fe3e

Taxonomic references

Chelanops serratus

Moles, 1914c: 193–195, fig. 3 original description
Moles and Moore, 1921: 7

Dinocheirus (?) serratus (Moles):

Hoff, 1958: 28

Dinocheirus serratus (Moles):

Harvey, 1991a: 573
Muchmore, 1997a: 55–57, figs 1–2
Francke and Villegas-Guzmán, 2006: 294

Dinocheirus sicarius Chamberlin, 1952 -- synonymised by Muchmore, 1997a: 55
LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:c78f03bb-2df8-46be-8005-893b10a9f215
Dinocheirus sicarius Chamberlin:
Walters and Roth, 1950: 291 (nomen nudum)
Dinocheirus sicarius
Chamberlin, 1952: 279–292, figs 6a–i, 7a–r, 8a–j, 9a–h (synonymised by Muchmore, 1997a: 55) original description
Gering, 1956: 50
Knudsen, 1956: 2
Hoff, 1958: 28
Muchmore, 1971a: 81, 90, 92
Muchmore, 1974d: 34
Benedict and Malcolm, 1982: 100
Zeh, 1987b: 1084
Muchmore, 1990a: 521
Harvey, 1991a: 573
Poinar, Ćurčić and Cokendolpher, 1998: 88
Turienzo, Iorio and Mahnert, 2010: 560, 577
Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (California, Oregon, Utah)
Type locality: Pomona College, Pomona, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Pomona College 34.1 -117.716666
Type repository
  • Holotype (lost)
Zoobank LSID



Benedict, E.M. & Malcolm, D.R. (1982). Pseudoscorpions of the family Chernetidae newly identified from Oregon (Pseudoscorpionida, Cheliferoidea). Journal of Arachnology 10: 97–109. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1952). New and little-known false scorpions (Arachnida, Chelonethida) from Monterey County, California. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 99: 259–312. -- 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

Gering, R.L. (1956). Arachnids: spiders, pseudoscorpions, scorpions, solpugids. In: Woodbury, A.M. (ed.) Ecological check lists. The Great Salt Lake Desert series University of Utah, Dugway. -- 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

Knudsen, J.W. (1956). Pseudoscorpions, a natural control of Siphonaptera in Neotoma nests. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 55: 1–6. -- Show included taxa

Moles, M. & Moore, W. (1921). A list of California Arachnida. I. Pseudoscorpionida. Journal of Entomology and Zoology, Pomona College 13: 6–9. -- Show included taxa

Moles, M.L. (1914c). Pseudoscorpions in the Claremont-Laguna region. Journal of Entomology and Zoology, Pomona College 6: 187–197. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1971a). Phoresy by North and Central American pseudoscorpions. Proceedings of the Rochester Academy of Science 12: 79–97. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1974d). Clarification of the genera Hesperochernes and Dinocheirus (Pseudoscorpionida, Chernetidae). Journal of Arachnology 2: 25–36. -- 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

Muchmore, W.B. (1997a). The identity of Chelanops serratus Moles (Pseudoscorpionida: Chernetidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 73: 55–57. -- Show included taxa

Poinar, G.O., Jr, Ćurčić, B.P.M. & Cokendolpher, J.C. (1998). Arthropod phoresy involving pseudoscorpions in the past and present. Acta Arachnologica 47: 79–96. -- Show included taxa

Turienzo, P., Iorio, O. di & Mahnert, V. (2010). Global checklist of pseudoscorpions (Arachnida) found in birds’ nests. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 117: 557–598. -- Show included taxa

Walters, R.D. & Roth, V.D. (1950). Faunal nest study of the woodrat, Neotoma fuscipes monochroura Rhoads. Journal of Mammalogy 31: 290–292. -- 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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