Dinocheirus venustus Hoff and Clawson, 1952


Original combination: Dinocheirus venustus

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:87ce1719-73ec-4c80-bae4-bb4c26fa0091

Taxonomic references

Dinocheirus venustus

Hoff and Clawson, 1952: 31–35, figs 20–23 original description
Hoff and Bolsterli, 1956: 174–175
Hoff, 1958: 28
Muchmore, 1971a: 90
Zeh, 1987b: 1084
Harvey, 1991a: 575
Muchmore, 1992: 148
Francke and Villegas-Guzmán, 2006: 294
Cokendolpher, 2009: 68

?Acuminochernes sp.:

Reddell, 1970: 403 (not seen)

?Dinocheirus sp.:

Reddell, 1970: 403 (not seen)

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (Kansas, Missouri, Texas)
Type locality: Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Lawrence 38.966666 -95.233333
Type repository
  • Holotype male (Entomological Museum, University of Kansas); allotype female (Entomological Museum, University of Kansas); paratypes: 7 males, 32 females, 20 nymphs (various unstated locations)
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Cokendolpher, J.C. (2009). A new troglobitic Tyrannochthonius from Fort Hood, Texas (Pseudoscorpionida: Chthoniidae). Texas Memorial Museum Speleological Monographs 7: 67–78. -- 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

Hoff, C.C. & Bolsterli, J.E. (1956). Pseudoscorpions of the Mississippi River drainage basin area. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 75: 155–179. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. & Clawson, D.L. (1952). Pseudoscorpions from rodent nests. American Museum Novitates 1585: 1–38. -- 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. (1992). Cavernicolous pseudoscorpions from Texas and New Mexico (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Texas Memorial Museum, Speleological Monographs 3: 127–153. -- Show included taxa

Reddell, J.R. (1970). A checklist of the cave fauna of Texas. IV. Additional records of Invertebrata (exclusive of Insecta). Texas Journal of Science 21: 389–415. -- 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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