Heterochernes novaezelandiae (Beier, 1932)


Original combination: Austrochernes novae-zealandiae

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Genus type of Heterochernes Beier, 1966

Taxonomic references

Chelifer (Trachychernes) australiensis With:

Ellingsen, 1910a: 373 (misidentification)

Austrochernes novaezelandiae

Beier, 1932e: 170–171, fig. 178 (as Austrochernes novae-zelandiae) original description
Beier, 1933a: 536–537, fig. 9 (as Austrochernes novae-zelandiae)
Chamberlin, 1934b: 10 (as Austrochernes novae-zelandiae)
Roewer, 1937: 301 (as Austrochernes novae-zelandiae)

Heterochernes novaezelandiae (Beier):

Beier, 1966c: 376
Beier, 1976f: 216
Harvey, 1991a: 586 (as Heterochernes novaezealandiae [sic])
Sirvid, Zhang, Harvey, Rhode, Cook, Bartsch and Staples, 2010: 89 (as Heterochernes novaezealandiae [sic])
Read, Howlett, Donovan, Nelson and van Toor, 2014: 260–265 (as Heterochernes novaezealandiae [sic])

Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

New Zealand
Type locality: Stephens Island, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Stephens Island -40.666666 174
Type repository
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Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1933a). Revision der Chernetidae (Pseudoscorp.). Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere 64: 509–548. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1966c). Zur Kenntnis der Pseudoscorpioniden-Fauna Neu-Seelands. Pacific Insects 8: 363–379. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1976f). The pseudoscorpions of New Zealand, Norfolk and Lord Howe. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 3: 199–246. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1934b). Check list of the false scorpions of Oceania. Occasional Papers of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum 10(22): 1–14. -- 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

Read, S., Howlett, B.G., Donovan, B.J., Nelson, W.R. & van Toor, R.F. (2014). Culturing chelifers (pseudoscorpions) that consume Varroa mites. Journal of Applied Entomology 138: 260–266. -- 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

Sirvid, P.J., Zhang, Z.-Q., Harvey, M.S., Rhode, B.E., Cook, D.R., Bartsch, I. & Staples, D.A. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda, Chelicerata, horseshoe crabs, arachnids and sea spiders. In: Gordon, D. (ed.) The New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: a Species 2000 Symposium review Canterbury University Press, Christchurch 1: 50–89. -- Show included taxa


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