Aglaochitra rex Chamberlin, 1952


Original combination: Aglaochitra rex


Genus type of Aglaochitra Chamberlin, 1952

Taxonomic references

Aglaochitra rex

Chamberlin, 1952: 269–274, figs 2a–f, 3a–h original description
Hoff, 1958: 14
Muchmore, 1971a: 90
Muchmore, 1990a: 513
Harvey, 1991a: 417
Francke and Villegas-Guzmán, 2006: 294

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (California)
Type locality: Red Hill, Frances Simes Hastings Natural History Reservation, 39 miles S. of Monterey, Monterey County, California, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Red Hill 36.4 -121.55
Type repository
  • Holotype male (AMNH, JC-1266.01001); allotype female (AMNH, JC-2064.01001); paratypes: 1 female (JC-1222.01001); 1 female (JC-1222.02001); 2 females (JC-1222.03001–2; 1 male, 2 females (JC-1222.04001–3); 10 males, 7 females, 1 nymph (JC-1264.01001–18); 1 male (JC-1265.01001); 2 males, 2 females (JC-1266.01002–5); 2 males, 3 females (JC-2072.01001–5); 23 males, 14 females, 1 nymph (JC-2079.01001–38); 1 male, 1 female (JC-2081.01001–2); 1 nymph (JC-2097.01001). “The holotype, allotype, and part of the paratype material deposited in collections of the American Museum of Natural History. The following material returned for deposition in the Frances Simes Hastings Natural History Museum: female (JC-1222.01001); female (JC-1222.02001); male (JC-1222.04003); six males, three females (JC-1264.01010 to 18); male (JC-1265.01001); two males, one female (JC-1266.01003 to 5). Balance of material in author's collection.”
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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

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

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. (1990a). Pseudoscorpionida. In: Dindal, D.L. (ed.) Soil biology guide John Wiley and Sons, New York: 503–527. -- Show included taxa


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