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Chthoniidae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Chthonioidea
Higher classification  Pseudoscorpion
Order  Pseudoscorpion
Subphylum  Chelicerata
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Family
Chthoniidae
Lower classifications  Chthonius, Tyrannochthonius

Chthoniidae is a family of pseudoscorpions within the superfamily Chthonioidea. The family contains more than 600 species in about 30 genera. Three fossil species are known from Baltic and Dominican amber.

Genera

For a list of all currently described species see List of Chthoniidae species.

  • Afrochthonius Beier, 1930 — Africa, Sri Lanka
  • Allochthonius J. C. Chamberlin, 1929 — Japan, Korea
  • Aphrastochthonius J. C. Chamberlin, 1962 — Mexico, southern US, Guatemala, Cuba
  • Apochthonius J. C. Chamberlin, 1929 — North America
  • Austrochthonius J. C. Chamberlin, 1929 — South America, Australia, New Zealand
  • Caribchthonius Muchmore, 1976 — Caribbean
  • Centrochthonius Beier, 1931 — Russia, China, Tibet, India, Nepal
  • Chiliochthonius Vitali-di Castri, 1975 — Chile
  • Chthonius C. L. Koch, 1843 — Europe to Iran, North Africa, Balearic Islands, USA; one cosmopolitan species
  • Congochthonius Beier, 1959 — Zaire
  • Drepanochthonius Beier, 1964 — Chile
  • Francochthonius Vitali-di Castri, 1975 — Chile
  • Kleptochthonius J. C. Chamberlin, 1949 — USA
  • Lagynochthonius Beier, 1951 — Australasia, Africa
  • Malcolmochthonius Benedict, 1978 — USA
  • Maorichthonius J. C. Chamberlin, 1925 — New Zealand
  • Mexichthonius Muchmore, 1975 — Mexico, Texas
  • Mundochthonius J. C. Chamberlin, 1929 — Eurasia, Dominican Republic, North America
  • Neochthonius J. C. Chamberlin, 1929 — California, Romania (?)
  • Paraliochthonius Beier, 1956 — Europe, Africa, Florida, several islands
  • Pseudochthonius Balzan, 1892 — South, Central America, Africa
  • Pseudotyrannochthonius Beier, 1930 — Australia, Japan, Korea, USA, Chile
  • Sathrochthoniella Beier, 1967 — New Zealand
  • Sathrochthonius J. C. Chamberlin, 1962 — Australia to New Caledonia, South America
  • Selachochthonius J. C. Chamberlin, 1929 — southern Africa
  • Spelyngochthonius Beier, 1955 — Sardinia, Spain, France
  • Stygiochthonius Carabajal Marquez, Garcia Carrillo & Rodriguez Fernandez, 2001 — Spain
  • Troglochthonius Beier, 1939 — Italy, Yugoslavia
  • Tyrannochthoniella Beier, 1966 — New Zealand
  • Tyrannochthonius J. C. Chamberlin, 1929 — Brazil to southern USA, Australasia, Africa, Hawaii
  • Vulcanochthonius Muchmore, 2000 — Hawai'i
  • References

    Chthoniidae Wikipedia


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