Thalassochernes taierensis (With, 1907)


Original combination: Chelifer taierensis


Genus type of Thalassochernes Beier, 1940

Taxonomic references

Chelifer taierensis

With, 1907: 55–57, figs 6–8 original description

Haplochernes taierensis (With):

Beier, 1932e: 111
Chamberlin, 1934b: 9
Roewer, 1937: 295
Beier, 1966c: 369
Beier, 1967b: 293

Chelifer (Trachychernes) pallipes White:

Ellingsen, 1910a: 376–377 (misidentification; see Philomaoria pallipes (White))

Haplochernes pallipes (White):

Beier, 1932e: 111 (misidentification; see Philomaoria pallipes)
Chamberlin, 1934b: 9 (misidentification; see Philomaoria pallipes)
Roewer, 1937: 295 (misidentification; see Philomaoria pallipes)

Thalassochernes pallipes (White):

Beier, 1940a: 182 (misidentification; see Philomaoria pallipes)
Beier, 1948b: 457 (misidentification; see Philomaoria pallipes)
Beier, 1948c: 537–540, figs 6–7 (misidentification; see Philomaoria pallipes)
Beier, 1966c: 369 (misidentification; see Philomaoria pallipes)
Beier, 1967b: 293 (misidentification; see Philomaoria pallipes)
Beier, 1969e: 413 (misidentification; see Philomaoria pallipes)

Thalassochernes taierensis (With):

Beier, 1976f: 215
Harvey, 1991a: 637
International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1992a: 85
Judson, 1997a: 42
Sirvid, Zhang, Harvey, Rhode, Cook, Bartsch and Staples, 2010: 89

Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

New Zealand
Type locality: Taieri, Otago, South Island, New Zealand.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Taieri River mouth -46.05 170.183333
Type repository
  • Holotype female (BMNH 1891.7.28.16–18)
Zoobank LSID


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

Beier, M. (1940a). Die Pseudoscorpionidenfauna der landfernen Inseln. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere 74: 161–192. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1948b). Phoresie und Phagophilie bei Pseudoscorpionen. Österreichische Zoologische Zeitschrift 1: 441–497. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1948c). Über Pseudoscorpione der australischen Region. Eos, Madrid 24: 525–562. -- Show included taxa

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

Beier, M. (1967b). Contributions to the knowledge of the Pseudoscorpionidea from New Zealand. Rec. Domin. Mus. 5: 277–303. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1969e). Additional remarks to the New Zealand Pseudoscorpionidea. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 6: 413–418. -- 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

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (1992a). Opinion 1667. Thalassochernes Beier, 1940 (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpionida): Chelifer taierensis With, 1907 designated as type species. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 49: 85. -- 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

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

With, C.J. (1907). On some new species of the Cheliferidae, Hans., and Garypidae, Hans., in the British Museum. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 30: 49–85. -- Show included taxa


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