order Pseudoscorpiones

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Related to order Pseudoscorpiones: book scorpion, Chelifer cancroides
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Noun1.order Pseudoscorpiones - false scorpions
animal order - the order of animals
Arachnida, class Arachnida - a large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs; have four pairs of walking legs and no wings
false scorpion, pseudoscorpion - small nonvenomous arachnid resembling a tailless scorpion
Chelifer, genus Chelifer - a genus of Chelonethida
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Estimates show that the order Pseudoscorpiones has 3 533 species worldwide (Harvey, 2013), although earlier projections had already estimated that the number was close to 5 000 species (Adis & Harvey, 2000; Adis, 2002).
The order Pseudoscorpiones is highly diversified with more than 3,239 described species in 425 genera and 24 families, representing around 3.