Arachnologische Mitteilungen

DOI Code: 10.5431/aramit4603
Author(s): Christophoryová J, Dashdamirov S, Malek Hosseini MH & Sadeghi S
Year: 2013
Title: First record of the genus Megachernes (Pseudoscorpiones: Chernetidae) from an Iranian cave
Title translated: Erster Nachweis der Gattung Megachernes (Pseudoscorpiones: Chernetidae) aus einer iranischen Höhle
Issue: Heft 46
Pages: 9-16
Abstract: The pseudoscorpion genus Megachernes is recorded for the first time in Iran. Adults and protonymphs of Megachernes pavlovskyi Redikorzev, 1949 were found in a porcupine nest and under stones in the Deh Sheikh (Pataveh) cave, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, Southwest Iran. A short description of the species is provided, based on the main morphological and morphometric characters of the adults.
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Keywords: cave; Iran; new record; porcupine nest; pseudoscorpion; Southern Asia; taxonomy

Arachnologische Gesellschaft - Arachnologische Mitteilungen - 10.5431/aramit4603 - 23.6.2017