Tejachernes (Arachnida-Chelonethida, Chernetidae-Chernetinae), a New Genus of Pseudoscorpion Based on Dinocheirus Stercoreus

  title={Tejachernes (Arachnida-Chelonethida, Chernetidae-Chernetinae), a New Genus of Pseudoscorpion Based on Dinocheirus Stercoreus},
  author={C. Clayton Hoff},
  journal={Southwestern Naturalist},
  • C. Hoff
  • Published 1 April 1957
  • Biology
  • Southwestern Naturalist
Dinocheirus tercoreus Turk (1949, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. ser. 12, 2: 120-126) is designated type species of the new genus Tejachernes, characterized by having 3 setae (rarely a small additional seta as well) in the cheliceral flagellum, by lacking subbasal tactile seta on the cheliceral hand, by the arrangement of tactile setae on the chelal fingers, and by the absence of a tactile seta from the fourth pedal tarsus. A redescription of the species is given, based chiefly on a series of topotypes… 
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