Poliochera Scudder, 1884


Original name: Poliochera

Gender: n/a

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:8575270d-c3c6-42be-9102-f7e3adcbffaa

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Genus type

Poliochera punctulata Scudder, 1884, by monotypy.

Taxonomic references
Scudder, 1884: 16 original description
Scudder, 1890: 444
Frič, 1904: 31
Petrunkevitch, 1949: 285 (as Polyochera [sic])
Petrunkevitch, 1953: 112
Petrunkevitch, 1955a: 159
Selden, 1992: 622
Harvey, 2003c: 186
Wunderlich, 2012: 237-239, figs 3-7
Botero-Trujillo, Davis, Michalik and Prendini, 2022: 493
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Frič, A. (1904). Palaeozoische Arachniden. A. Frič, Prague. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (2003c). Catalogue of the smaller arachnid orders of the world: Amblypygi, Uropygi, Schizomida, Palpigradi, Ricinulei and Solifugae. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne. -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1949). A study of Palaeozoic Arachnida. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 37: 69–315. -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1953). Paleozoic and Mesozoic Arachnida of Europe. Memoirs of the Geological Society of America 53: i–xi, 1–128. -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1955a). Arachnida. In: Moore, R.C. (ed.) Treatise on invertebrate paleontology. P, Arthropoda University of Kansas Press, Lawrence 2: 42–162. -- Show included taxa

Scudder, S.H. (1884). A contribution to our knowledge of Paleozoic Arachnida. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 20: 13–22. -- Show included taxa

Scudder, S.H. (1890). Illustrations of the Carboniferous Arachnida of North America, of the orders Anthracomarti and Pedipalpi. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History 4: 443–456. -- Show included taxa

Selden, P.A. (1992). Revision of the fossil ricinuleids. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences 83: 595–634. -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2012). Description of the first fossil Ricinulei in amber from Burma (Myanmar), the first report of this arachnid order from the Mesozoic and from Asia, with notes on the related extinct order Trigonotarbida. Beiträge zur Araneologie 7: 233–244. -- Show included taxa

Botero-Trujillo, R., Davis, S.R., Michalik, P. & Prendini, L. (2022). Hirsutisoma grimaldii sp. nov., a ca. 99-million-year-old ricinuleid (Primoricinulei, Hirsutisomidae) from Cretaceous Burmese amber with a corticolous, scansorial lifestyle. Palaeoentomology 005(5): 493-504. doi: https://doi.org/10.11646/palaeoentomology.5.5.11 -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-12-08 New taxonomic reference entry Botero-Trujillo, Davis, Michalik and Prendini, 2022
2022-07-01 New taxonomic reference entry Wunderlich, 2012