Syarinus obscurus (Banks, 1893)


Original combination: Ideoroncus obscurus


Genus type of Syarinus Chamberlin, 1925

Taxonomic references

Ideoroncus obscurus

Banks, 1893: 66–67 original description
Banks, 1895a: 11
Banks, 1904b: 364
Coolidge, 1908: 113
Banks, 1911: 639
Moles, 1914c: 196–197
Banks, 1916: 72
Moles and Moore, 1921: 8

Ideobisium obscurum (Banks):

Ellingsen, 1908e: 163

Syarinus obscurus (Banks):

Chamberlin, 1925a: 330
Chamberlin, 1930: 39
Chamberlin, 1931a: n/a, figs 9d, 15f, 17l-m, 19e, 25k, 43s-t, 47d
Beier, 1932a: 164
Roewer, 1937: 253
Hoff, 1956b: 10–14, figs 6–7
Hoff, 1958: 13
Hoff, 1959b: 4, etc
Muchmore, 1971a: 82
Knowlton, 1972: 2
Muchmore, 1973g: 122
Knowlton, 1974: 3
Harvey, 1991a: 429
Scudder, 1994: 18
Harvey, 1998: 438, figs 32–33
Poinar, Ćurčić and Cokendolpher, 1998: 89
Buddle, 2005: 14, 15
Zaragoza, 2010: 53

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

Canada (British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Yukon Territory)
US (California, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)
Type locality: Olympia, Thurston County, Washington, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Olympia 47.033333 -122.9
Type repository
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Banks, N. (1893). New Chernetidae from the United States. Canadian Entomologist 25: 64–67. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1895a). Notes on the Pseudoscorpionida. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 3: 1–13. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1904b). Some Arachnida from California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (3) 3: 331–374. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1911). The pseudoscorpions of California. Journal of Entomology, Pomona College 3: 633–640. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1916). Report on Arachnida collected by Messrs. Currie, Caudell, and Dyar in British Columbia. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 51(2143): 67–72. -- Show included taxa

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

Buddle, C. (2005). A primer on pseudoscorpions and taxonomic status in Canada. Newsletter of the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods) 24: 12–16. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1925a). On a collection of pseudoscorpions from the stomach contents of toads. University of California Publications in Entomology 3: 327–332. -- 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

Coolidge, K.R. (1908). A list of the North American Pseudoscorpionida. Psyche, Cambridge 15: 108–114. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1908e). Two Canadian species of pseudoscorpions. Canadian Entomologist 40: 163. -- Show included taxa

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

Harvey, M.S. (1998). Pseudoscorpion groups with bipolar distributions: a new genus from Tasmania related to the Holarctic Syarinus (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones, Syarinidae). Journal of Arachnology 26: 429–441. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1956b). Diplosphyronid pseudoscorpions from New Mexico. American Museum Novitates 1780: 1–49. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1958). List of the pseudoscorpions of North America north of Mexico. American Museum Novitates 1875: 1–50. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1959b). The ecology and distribution of the pseudoscorpions of north-central New Mexico. University of New Mexico Publications in Biology 8: 1–68. -- Show included taxa

Knowlton, G.F. (1972). Some terrestrial arthropods of Curlew Valley. Utah State University Ecology Center, Terrestrial Arthropod Series 4: 1–7. -- Show included taxa

Knowlton, G.F. (1974). Some pseudoscorpions of Curlew Valley. Utah State University Ecology Center, Terrestrial Arthropods Series 11: 1–3. -- Show included taxa

Moles, M. & Moore, W. (1921). A list of California Arachnida. I. Pseudoscorpionida. Journal of Entomology and Zoology, Pomona College 13: 6–9. -- Show included taxa

Moles, M.L. (1914c). Pseudoscorpions in the Claremont-Laguna region. Journal of Entomology and Zoology, Pomona College 6: 187–197. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1971a). Phoresy by North and Central American pseudoscorpions. Proceedings of the Rochester Academy of Science 12: 79–97. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1973g). Ecology of pseudoscorpions - a review. In: Dindal, D.L. (ed.) Proceedings of the First Soil Microcommunities Conference, Syracuse, New York U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Springfield: 121–127. -- Show included taxa

Poinar, G.O., Jr, Ćurčić, B.P.M. & Cokendolpher, J.C. (1998). Arthropod phoresy involving pseudoscorpions in the past and present. Acta Arachnologica 47: 79–96. -- 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

Scudder, G.G.E. (1994). An annotated systematic list of the potentially rare and endangered freshwater and terrestrial invertebrates in British Columbia. Entomological Society of British Columbia, Occasional Paper 2: 1–92. -- Show included taxa

Zaragoza, J.A. (2010). Arcanobisium, a remarkable new genus, representing a new subfamily with a relictual distribution from eastern Spain (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones: Syarinidae). Zootaxa 2491: 41–60. -- Show included taxa


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