Megachernes papuanus Beier, 1948


Original combination: Megachernes papuanus


Taxonomic references

Megachernes papuanus

Beier, 1948b: 481–483, figs 10–11 original description
Hoff and Parrack, 1958: 2–4
Beier, 1965g: 772
Harvey, 1991a: 600
Durden, 1991: 204
Judson, 1997a: 32–33
Beron, 2002: 38
Harvey, Ratnaweera, Udagama and Wijesinghe, 2012: 2530

Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

Indonesia (West Papua)
Papua New Guinea
Type locality: Sattelberg, Huon Gulf, Morobe, Papua New Guinea.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Sattelberg -6.483333 147.766666
Type repository
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Beier, M. (1948b). Phoresie und Phagophilie bei Pseudoscorpionen. Österreichische Zoologische Zeitschrift 1: 441–497. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1965g). Die Pseudoscorpioniden Neu-Guineas und der benachbarten Inseln. Pacific Insects 7: 749–796. -- Show included taxa

Beron, P. (2002). On the high altitude pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida) in the Old World. Historia Naturalis Bulgarica 14: 29–44. -- Show included taxa

Durden, L.A. (1991). Pseudoscorpions associated with mammals in Papua New Guinea. Biotropica 23: 204–206. -- Show included taxa

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

Harvey, M.S., Ratnaweera, P.B., Udagama, P.V. & Wijesinghe, M.R. (2012). A new species of the pseudoscorpion genus Megachernes (Pseudoscorpiones: Chernetidae) associated with a threatened Sri Lankan rainforest rodent, with a review of host associations of Megachernes. Journal of Natural History 46: 2519–2535. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. & Parrack, D. (1958). Results of the Archbold Expeditions. No. 77. Two species of Megachernes (Pseudoscorpionida, Chernetidae). American Museum Novitates 1881: 1–9. -- Show included taxa

Judson, M.L.I. (1997a). Catalogue of the pseudoscorpion types (Arachnida: Chelonethi) in the Natural History Museum, London. Occasional Papers on Systematic Entomology 11: 1–54. -- Show included taxa


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