Novobisium tenue (Chamberlin, 1930)


Original combination: Neobisium carolinensis tenuis


Taxonomic references

Neobisium carolinensis tenue

Chamberlin, 1930: 16–17 (as Neobisium carolinensis var. tenuis [sic]) original description
Chamberlin, 1931a: n/a, figs 15d, 19d (as Neobisium carolinensis var. tenuis [sic])
Brimley, 1938: 497 (as Neobisium carolinensis var. tenuis [sic])
Hoff, 1949b: 444, figs 20–21 (as Neobisium carolinensis tenuis [sic])
Hoff and Bolsterli, 1956: 161–162

Neobisium (Neobisium) carolinense tenue Chamberlin:

Beier, 1932a: 92

Neobisium carolinense (Banks):

Roewer, 1936: n/a, fig. 113
Chamberlin, 1962: 328–330, figs 9a–d

Novobisium tenue (Chamberlin):

Muchmore, 1967b: 213
Harvey, 1991a: 392
Murienne, Harvey and Giribet, 2008: 174
Hughes and Moore, 2018: 485, figs 2, 3

Neobisium tenue Chamberlin:

Lawson, 1968: 4351

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee)
Type locality: Mount Le Conte, Sevier County, Tennessee, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Mount Le Conte 35.65 -83.433333
Type repository
  • Holotype male (Cornell University?, JC-311.01001); allotype female (Cornell Unviersity?, JC-311.01002), paratypes: 2 males, 1 female (Cornell University?, JC-311.01003, JC-311.01005); 2 males, 1 female (Cornell University?, JC-310.01001, JC-310.01002, JC-310.01005)
Zoobank LSID


Beier, M. (1932a). Pseudoscorpionidea I. Subord. Chthoniinea et Neobisiinea. Tierreich 57: i–xx, 1–258. -- Show included taxa

Brimley, C.S. (1938). The insects of North Carolina. North Carolina Department of Agriculture, Raleigh. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1930). A synoptic classification of the false scorpions or chela-spinners, with a report on a cosmopolitan collection of the same. Part II. The Diplosphyronida (Arachnida-Chelonethida). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 5: 1–48, 585–620. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1931a). The arachnid order Chelonethida. Stanford University Publications, Biological Sciences 7(1): 1–284. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1962). New and little-known false scorpions, principally from caves, belonging to the families Chthoniidae and Neobisiidae (Arachnida, Chelonethida). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 123: 303–352. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1949b). The pseudoscorpions of Illinois. Bulletin of the Illinois Natural History Survey 24: 407–498. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. & Bolsterli, J.E. (1956). Pseudoscorpions of the Mississippi River drainage basin area. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 75: 155–179. -- Show included taxa

Hughes, G.B. & Moore, W. (2018). Monophyly of the subfamily Neobisiinae (Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae). Journal of Arachnology 46: 481–487. -- Show included taxa

Lawson, J.E. (1968). Systematic studies of some pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida) from the southeastern United States. (Dissertation Abstracts 28B: 4351).. Virginia Polytechnic Institute. [Ph.D.] -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1967b). Novobisium (Arachnida, Chelonethida, Neobisiidae, Neobisiinae), a new genus of pseudoscorpions based on Obisium carolinensis Banks. Entomological News 78: 211–215. -- Show included taxa

Murienne, J., Harvey, M.S. & Giribet, G. (2008). First molecular phylogeny of the major clades of Pseudoscorpiones (Arthropoda: Chelicerata). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49: 170–184. -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C.F. (1936). 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): 1–160. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-06-18 New taxonomic reference entry Hughes and Moore, 2018