Nesochernes gracilis Beier, 1932


Original combination: Nesochernes gracilis


Genus type of Nesochernes Beier, 1932

Taxonomic references

Nesochernes gracilis

Beier, 1932e: 184, fig. 192 original description
Beier, 1933a: 544–545, fig. 15
Chamberlin, 1934b: 10
Roewer, 1937: 303, fig. 240d
Harvey, 1991a: 607
Sirvid, Zhang, Harvey, Rhode, Cook, Bartsch and Staples, 2010: 89
Read, Howlett, Donovan, Nelson and van Toor, 2014: 260–265, figs 1, 3, 4

Apatochernes cheliferoides Beier:

Beier, 1969e: 414 (misidentification)

Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

Australia (Norfolk Island)
New Zealand
Type locality: Waitakaruru, near Auckland, Waikato, North Island, New Zealand.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Waitakaruru -37.233333 175.4
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. (1969e). Additional remarks to the New Zealand Pseudoscorpionidea. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 6: 413–418. -- 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

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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