Allochernes japonicus (Morikawa, 1953)


Original combination: Toxochernes japonicus


Taxonomic references

Toxochernes japonicus

Morikawa, 1953a: 351–353, figs 2g, 3a–b original description

Toxochernes dubius japonicus Morikawa:

Morikawa, 1955a: 222

Allochernes (Toxochernes) japonicus (Morikawa):

Morikawa, 1960: 147, plate 4 fig. 1, plate 8 fig. 3, plate 9 fig. 21
Morikawa, 1962: n/a, fig. 2
Sato, 1994b: 81 (as Allochernes (Taxochernes) [sic] japonicus)
Sato and Yamauchi, 2001: 63

Allochernes japonicus (Morikawa):

Mahnert, 1978a: 309
Sato, 1979a: n/a, plate 5
Sato, 1982c: 34
Harvey, 1991a: 536
Hong and Kim, 1993: 2
Ohira, Sato, Tsutsumi, Kaneko and Choi, 2018: 400

Distribution table

Realm: Palearctic

South Korea
Type locality: Dogo, Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku, Japan.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Matsuyama 33.833333 132.783333
Type repository
Zoobank LSID


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

Hong, Y. & Kim, T.H. (1993). A check list and key to the order Pseudoscorpiones of Korea with description of one new species from the genus Tyrannochthonius. Korean Journal of Entomology 23: 1–4. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (1978a). Die Pseudoskorpiongattung Toxochernes Beier, 1932. In: Merrett, P. (ed.) Arachnology: Seventh International Congress. Symposia of the Zoological Society of London Academic Press, London 42: 309–315. -- Show included taxa

Morikawa, K. (1953a). Notes on Japanese Pseudoscorpiones. II. Family Cheiridiidae, Atemnidae and Chernetidae. Memoirs of Ehime University (2B) 1: 345–354. -- Show included taxa

Morikawa, K. (1955a). Pseudoscorpions of forest soil in Shikoku. Memoirs of Ehime University (2B) 2: 215–222. -- Show included taxa

Morikawa, K. (1960). Systematic studies of Japanese pseudoscorpions. Memoirs of Ehime University (2B) 4: 85–172. -- Show included taxa

Morikawa, K. (1962). Ecological and some biological notes on Japanese pseudoscorpions. Memoirs of Ehime University (2B) 4: 417–435. -- Show included taxa

Ohira, H., Sato, K., Tsutsumi, T., Kaneko, S. & Choi, H.-J. (2018). DNA barcoding suggested the existence of cryptic species and high biodiversity of South Korean pseudoscorpions (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones). Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 11(3): 399-407. -- Show included taxa

Sato, H. (1979a). [Pseudoscorpions from Mt. Takao, Tokyo. (An introduction to morphology of pseudoscorpion)]. Memoirs of the Education Institute for Private Schools in Japan 64: 79–105. -- Show included taxa

Sato, H. (1982c). [Faunistic data on Japanese pseudoscorpions. III]. Atypus 81: 31–34. -- Show included taxa

Sato, H. (1994b). [Pseudoscorpions]. In: Environment Agency (ed.) [A checklist of the Japanese species of wildlife] Japan Wildlife Research Center, Tokyo: 79–81. -- Show included taxa

Sato, H. & Yamauchi, S. (2001). [Pseudoscorpiones fauna of the Hakkoda Mountain Range, Aomori Pref., Japan]. Journal of the Natural History Society of Aomori 6: 61–65. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-04-08 New taxonomic reference entry Ohira, Sato, Tsutsumi, Kaneko and Choi, 2018