pseudoscorpion


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pseudoscorpion

(ˌsjuːdəʊˈskɔːpɪən)
n
(Zoology) another name for false scorpion
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Noun1.pseudoscorpion - small nonvenomous arachnid resembling a tailless scorpion
arachnid, arachnoid - air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs
book scorpion, Chelifer cancroides - minute arachnid sometimes found in old papers
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Pseudoscorpion adults and nymphs spin silken chambers using their galeae, or spinnerets, present on the movable finger of each chelicera, which connect to silk glands in the cephalothorax (Chamberlin 1931).
Vertical distribution and abundance of pseudoscorpion species (Arachnida) in the soil of a Neotropical secondary forest during the dry and the rainy season.
Certain species of pseudoscorpion have been known to prey on varroa mites and have been considered for introduction into the U.S., as have microbial agents such as fungal pathogens.
We darkened the space and gave the student groups flashlights and a check-off list for the hidden raccoon, pseudoscorpion, bats, cave crickets, garter snake, and other 22 realistically portrayed cave animals.
Markow, "Genetic diversification and demographic history of the cactophilic pseudoscorpion Dinocheirus arizonensis from the Sonoran Desert," Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol.
The first pseudoscorpion reported from Iran, Chelifer spinipalpis Redikorezev, 1918, now placed in the genus Strobilochelifer, was described from Bazman, Southeastern Iran [10].
Clase Orden Familia Mf Oligochaeta Oligochaeta sp Arachnida Araneae Anyphaenidae Ctenidae Gnaphosidae Oonopidae Heteropodidae Salticidae N.N Pseudoscorpion Syarinidae Chtoniidae Garypidae Olpiidae N.N.
"I had initially thought the creature on the mayfly may have been a tiny nymphal pseudoscorpion, as they are known to use other creatures for transport, and this behaviour is not uncommon to see in amber.
The research involved a three-generation study of the pseudoscorpion, Cordylochernes scorpioides, a small scorpion-like arachnid.
Bat Guano Communities--The guano piles in Haile Cave were visibly teeming with invertebrates: Macrocheles penicilliger, the leiodid beetle Prionochaeta opaca, the pseudoscorpion Hesperochernes mirabilis, three species of collembolans (Pseudosinella aera, Tomocerus bidentatus, Onychiurus sp.), and four species of staphylinid beetles (Philonthus sp., Aleochara lucifuga, Atheta troglophila, and Quedius erythrogaster).