Parachernes (Parachernes) plumosus (With, 1908)


Original combination: Chelifer plumosus

Subgenus Parachernes


Taxonomic references

Chelifer plumosus

With, 1908a: 279–280, figs 20a–e original description

Parachernes (Argentochernes) plumosus (With):

Beier, 1932e: 120–121, fig. 136
Roewer, 1937: 295

Parachernes plumosus (With):

Beier, 1959e: 208
Mahnert, 1979d: 785–786, figs 138–139, 187b–c
Adis, 1981: 119, etc
Adis and Mahnert, 1986: 311
Mahnert and Adis, 1986: 213
Muchmore, 1993a: 96
Aguiar and Bührnheim, 1998a: 386–387
Aguiar and Bührnheim, 1998b: 456
Mahnert and Adis, 2002: 379

Parachernes (Parachernes) plumosus (With):

Harvey, 1991a: 618
Mahnert, Di Iorio, Turienzo and Porta, 2011: 19
Bedoya-Roqueme, 2019: 28–29, figs 2i, 14b

Distribution table

Realm: Neotropic

Brazil (Amazonas, Roraima)
Ecuador (mainland)
Type locality: Moca (as La Moka), Miranda, Venezuela.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Moca 10.333333 -66.6
Type repository
  • undefined Holotype female (ZMUC)
Zoobank LSID


Adis, J. (1981). Comparative ecological studies of the terrestrial arthropod fauna in central Amazonian inundation-forests. Amazoniana 7: 87–173. -- Show included taxa

Adis, J. & Mahnert, V. (1986). On the natural history and ecology of Pseudoscorpiones (Arachnida) from an Amazonian blackwater inundation forest. Amazoniana 9: 297–314. -- Show included taxa

Aguiar, N.O. & Bührnheim, P.F. (1998a). Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida) of the Ilha de Maracá. In: Milliken, W. and Ratter, J.A. (ed.) Maracá. The biodiversity and environment of an Amazonian rainforest John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, etc.: 381–389. -- Show included taxa

Aguiar, N.O. & Bührnheim, P.F. (1998b). Phoretic pseudoscorpions associated with flying insects in Brazilian Amazônia. Journal of Arachnology 26: 452–459. -- Show included taxa

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

Beier, M. (1959e). Zur Kenntnis der Pseudoscorpioniden-Fauna des Andengebietes. Beiträge zur Neotropischen Fauna 1: 185–228. -- Show included taxa

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

Mahnert, V. (1979d). Pseudoskorpione (Arachnida) aus dem Amazonas-Gebiet (Brasilien). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 86: 719–810. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. & Adis, J. (1986). On the occurrence and habitat of Pseudoscorpiones (Arachnida) from Amazonian forest of Brazil. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 20: 211–215. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. & Adis, J. (2002). Pseudoscorpiones. In: Adis, J. (ed.) Amazonian Arachnida and Myriapoda Pensoft Publishers, Sofia: 367–380. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V., Di Iorio, O., Turienzo, P. & Porta, A. (2011). Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida) from Argentina. New records of distributions and habitats, corrections and an identification key. Zootaxa 2881: 1–30. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1993a). Annotated list and bibliography of Pseudoscorpionida (Arachnida) reported from the Caribbean region. I. Trinidad, Venezuela and Colombia, and including Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao. Tropical Zoology, Special Issue 1: 83–104. -- 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

With, C.J. (1908a). An account of the South-American Cheliferinae in the collections of the British and Copenhagen Museums. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 18: 217–340. -- Show included taxa

Bedoya-Roqueme, E. (2019). Pseudoscorpiones of the tribe Chernetini (Chernetidae) from the Colombian Caribbean. New species and an identification key. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 31: 21‒40. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-03-02 Species updated Old value
2022-03-02 New taxonomic reference entry Bedoya-Roqueme, 2019