Opsochernes carbophilus Beier, 1966


Original combination: Opsochernes carbophilus

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:4a5a5718-20c7-45ba-a539-00933d68fb28

Genus type of Opsochernes Beier, 1966

Taxonomic references

Opsochernes carbophilus

Beier, 1966c: 370–371, fig. 6 original description
Beier, 1967b: 294
Anonymous, 1970: 24
Beier, 1976f: 216
Tenorio and Muchmore, 1982: 380
Harvey, 1991a: 611
Sirvid, Zhang, Harvey, Rhode, Cook, Bartsch and Staples, 2010: 89
Turienzo, Iorio and Mahnert, 2010: 560, 589

Not Opsochernes carbophilus Beier:

Forster and Forster, 1999: n/a, fig. 3.6b (misidentification, possibly Xenolpium pacificum (With))

Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

New Zealand
Type locality: Perpendicular Point, 48 km N. of Greymouth, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Perpendicular Point -42.083333 171.35
Type repository
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Anonymous (1970). Exchange of type specimens. Pacific Insects 12: 24. -- 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. (1976f). The pseudoscorpions of New Zealand, Norfolk and Lord Howe. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 3: 199–246. -- Show included taxa

Forster, R.R. & Forster, L.M. (1999). Spiders of New Zealand and their worldwide kin. University of Otago Press and Otago Museum, Dunedin. -- Show included taxa

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

Tenorio, J.M. & Muchmore, W.B. (1982). Catalog of entomological types in the Bishop Museum. Pseudoscorpionida. Pacific Insects 24: 377–385. -- Show included taxa

Turienzo, P., Iorio, O. di & Mahnert, V. (2010). Global checklist of pseudoscorpions (Arachnida) found in birds’ nests. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 117: 557–598. -- Show included taxa


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