Aphelolpium scitulum Hoff, 1964


Original combination: Aphelolpium scitulum

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:1c77be5a-b8a7-4e93-b41f-92d476b87a44

Genus type of Aphelolpium Hoff, 1964

Taxonomic references

Aphelolpium scitulum

Hoff, 1964a: 32–35, figs 11–12 original description
Zeh, 1987b: 1086
Harvey, 1991a: 264
Tooren, 1995: 72–90, figs 1a–b, 2a–b, 3a–b, 3d–e, 4a–d, 5a–d, 6a–b, 6d, 7–10
Tooren, 2004b: 287
Tooren, 2008: 424
Tooren, 2011a: 193
Cosgrove, Agnarsson, Harvey and Binford, 2016: 264

Distribution table

Realm: Neotropic

(Saint Barthélémy) French Overseas Territory
(Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao) Netherlands Antilles
Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda (Barbuda)
U.S. Virgin Islands
Type locality: near Port Henderson, Parish of St Catherine, Jamaica.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Port Henderson 17.95 -76.883333
Type repository
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Cosgrove, J.G., Agnarsson, I., Harvey, M.S. & Binford, G.J. (2016). Pseudoscorpion diversity and distribution in the West Indies: sequence data confirm single island endemism for some clades, but not others. Journal of Arachnology 44: 257–271. -- Show included taxa

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

Hoff, C.C. (1964a). The pseudoscorpions of Jamaica. Part 3. The suborder Diplosphyronida. Bulletin of the Institute of Jamaica, Science Series 10(3): 1–47. -- Show included taxa

Tooren, D. van den (1995). Pseudoscorpions of the genus Aphelolpium (Pseudoscorpionida, Olpiidae) from Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire. Studies on the Natural History of the Caribbean Region 72: 69–97. -- Show included taxa

Tooren, D. van den (2004b). New records of pseudoscorpions (Pseudoscorpiones) from the Leeward and Windward Islands, and Curacao (Lesser Antilles), with the description of a protonymph of Serianus gratus Hoff. Zoologische Mededelingen 78: 287–289. -- Show included taxa

Tooren, D. van den (2008). New Neotropical pseudoscorpions (Pseudoscorpiones) from Aruba, Trinidad and Saba (Lesser Antilles), with some new localities of pseudoscorpions from Aruba and Bonaire. Zoologische Mededelingen 82: 423–440. -- Show included taxa

Tooren, D. van den (2011a). New records of olpiid pseudoscorpions (Pseudoscorpiones: Olpiidae) from the Caribbean area and Surinam, with descriptions of four new species of the genera Pachyolpium Beier, Tricholpium gen. nov. and Heterohorus gen. nov.. Zoologische Mededelingen 85: 169–194. -- Show included taxa

Zeh, D.W. (1987b). Aggression, density, and sexual dimorphism in chernetid pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Evolution 41: 1072–1087. -- Show included taxa


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