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A new species of Pseudotyrannochthonius Beier (Pseudoscorpiones: Pseudotyrannochthoniidae) from the Warrumbungle Range, New South Wales
Published online: 10 October 2013
Harms, D. 2013 10 10: A new species of Pseudotyrannochthonius Beier (Pseudoscorpiones: Pseudotyrannochthoniidae) from the Warrumbungle Range, New South Wales. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum – Nature, 58: 23–32. https://doi.org/10.17082/j.2204-1478.58.2013.2013-05
7 May 2013
10 October 2013
false scorpion, Ludwig Leichhardt, pseudoscorpion, taxonomy, Warrumbungle National Park
A new species of the pseudoscorpion genus Pseudotyrannochthonius (family Pseudotyrannochthoniidae) is described from Warrumbungle Range in New South Wales based on morphological features of both males and females. Pseudotyrannochthonius leichhardti sp. nov. is the fourth described species from New South Wales and known only from the type locality. It represents the most inland record of any Pseudotyrannochthonius in Australia.
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