Verrucachernes indicus (Beier, 1974)


Original combination: Pselaphochernes indicus


Taxonomic references

Pselaphochernes indicus

Beier, 1974e: 1011–1012, fig. 7 original description
Murthy and Ananthakrishnan, 1977: 140
Harvey, 1991a: 626

Verrucachernes indicus (Beier):

Romero-Ortiz and Harvey, 2019: 339-342, figs 1–10

Not Pselaphochernes indicus Beier:

Schawaller, 1991b: 786, fig. 1 (misidentification; see Verrucachernes oca)
Schawaller, 1994: 754–755, figs 71–72 (misidentification; see Verrucachernes oca)

Distribution table

Realm: Indo-Malaya

Type locality: 6 km E. of Coonoor, Nilgiri, Chennai (as Madras), Tamil Nadu, India.


Locality Lat Lon
1 6 km E. of Coonoor 11.35 76.85
Type repository
  • undefined Holotype male (MHNG); allotype female (MHNG); paratypes: 8 males, 18 females, 2 nymphs (MHNG, NHMW)

Beier, M. (1974e). Pseudoscorpione aus Südindien des Naturhistorischen Museums in Genf. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 81: 999–1017. -- Show included taxa

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

Murthy, V.A. & Ananthakrishnan, T.N. (1977). Indian Chelonethi. Oriental Insects Monograph 4: 1–210. -- Show included taxa

Romero-Ortiz, C. & Harvey, M.S. (2019). The pseudoscorpion genus Verrucachernes (Pseudoscorpiones: Chernetidae) in the Indian region. Zootaxa 4569: 337–346. -- Show included taxa

Schawaller, W. (1991b). Neue Pseudoskorpion-Funde aus dem Nepal-Himalaya, III (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 98: 769–789. -- Show included taxa

Schawaller, W. (1994). Pseudoskorpione aus Thailand (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 101: 725–759. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-04-07 Species updated Old value
2022-04-07 New taxonomic reference entry Romero-Ortiz and Harvey, 2019