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1 December 2006 A NEW SPECIES OF PACHYCHERNES (PSEUDOSCORPIONES, CHERNETIDAE) FROM MÉXICO ASSOCIATED WITH NESTS OF NEOTOMA MICROPUS (RODENTIA, MURIDAE)
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Abstract

The new species Pachychernes tamaulipensis is described from all free-living stages collected in nests of the packrat, Neotoma micropus, in Tamaulipas, México. This species is related to P. shelfordi, P. zehorum, P. attenuatus and P. baileyi; all of them form a coherent group. The distribution of the pseudoscorpions in the different components of the nests is analyzed.

Resumen. Se describe la nueva especie Pachychernes tamaulipensis considerando todos sus estadios de desarrollo, los cuales fueron colectados en nidos de Neotoma micropus en Tamaulipas, México. Esta especie está relacionada P. shelfordi, P. zehorum, P. attenuatus y P. baileyi, los cuales forman un grupo coherente. Se analiza la distribución de los pseudoescorpiones en los diferentes componentes del nido.

G. A. Villegas-Guzman and T. M. Pérez "A NEW SPECIES OF PACHYCHERNES (PSEUDOSCORPIONES, CHERNETIDAE) FROM MÉXICO ASSOCIATED WITH NESTS OF NEOTOMA MICROPUS (RODENTIA, MURIDAE)," The Journal of Arachnology 34(3), 578-585, (1 December 2006). https://doi.org/10.1636/05-31.1
Received: 7 March 2005; Published: 1 December 2006
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