Parachernes (Parachernes) galapagensis Beier, 1977


Original combination: Parachernes galapagensis

Subgenus Parachernes


Taxonomic references

Parachernes galapagensis

Beier, 1977c: 106–108, fig. 7 original description
Peck and Kukulova-Peck, 1986: 165–166
Peck, 1990: 370 (as Parachernes galapagenesis [sic])
Peck and Finston, 1993: 22 (as Parachernes galapagenesis [sic])
Baert, Maelfait and Desender, 1995: 18

Parachernes (Parachernes) galapagensis Beier:

Harvey, 1991a: 615
Mahnert, 2014: 191–194, fig. 72

Parachernes (Parachernes) darwiniensis maculosus Beier, 1978 -- synonymised by Mahnert, 2014: 191
Parachernes darwiniensis maculosus
Beier, 1978c: 543–544, fig. 7 original description
Baert, Maelfait and Desender, 1995: 18 (synonymised by Mahnert, 2014: 191)
Parachernes (Parachernes) darwiniensis maculosus Beier:
Harvey, 1991a: 614
Distribution table

Realm: Neotropic

Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Type locality: Caleta Tortuga (as Turtle Bay), Isla Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, Galápagos, Ecuador.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Caleta Tortuga 0.7 -89.4
Type repository

Baert, L., Maelfait, J.-P. & Desender, K. (1995). Distribution of the arachnid species of the orders Scorpiones, Solifugae, Amblypygi, Schizomida, Opiliones and Pseudoscorpiones in Galápagos. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Entomologie 65: 5–19. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1977c). Pseudoscorpionidea. In: Leleup, N. (ed.) Mission Zoologique Belge aux îles Galapagos et en Ecuador (N. et J. Leleup, 1964-1965) Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika, Bruxelles 3: 93–112. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1978c). Pseudoskorpione von den Galapagos-Inseln. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 81: 533–547. -- Show included taxa

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

Mahnert, V. (2014). Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) from the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 121: 135–210. -- Show included taxa

Peck, S.B. (1990). Eyeless arthropods of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador: composition and origin of the cryptozoic fauna of a young, tropical, oceanic archipelago. Biotropica 22: 366–381. -- Show included taxa

Peck, S.B. & Finston, T.L. (1993). Galapagos Islands troglobites: the questions of tropical troglobites, parapatric distributions with eyed-sister-species, and their origin by parapatric speciation. Memoires de Biospéologie 20: 19–37. -- Show included taxa

Peck, S.B. & Kukalova-Peck, J. (1986). Preliminary summary of the subterranean fauna of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Part I. Introduction and non-insect invertebrates. Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Speleology, Barcelona 2: 164–166. -- Show included taxa


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