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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Certain species of pseudoscorpion have been known to prey on varroa mites and have been considered for introduction into the U.
Encounters between Pseudoscorpiones and Coleoptera have shown interesting interactions, such as those between the cerambycid Acrocinus longimanus Linnaeus 1758 and the pseudoscorpion Cordylochernes scorpioides (Linnaeus, 1758) where an interesting phoretic relationship, as well as intense sexual selection occurs in both taxa, (Zeh et al.
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.
N Pseudoscorpion Syarinidae Chtoniidae Garypidae Olpiidae 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.
For example, researchers originally described the neotropical pseudoscorpion, Semeiochernes armiger (Balzan 1892), from Central and South America as three species (S.
In addition, seven species (one pseudoscorpion, one collembolan, one bivalve, one ephemeropteran, and three trichopterans) are removed from the state list and a synthesis of new distributional records and changes in nomenclature are provided for several species.
Mate choice by non-virgin females contributes to reproductive isolation between populations of the harlequin beetle-riding pseudoscorpion.
Of these, two troglobiont carabid beetles (Pseudanopthalmus ohioensis, Pseudanopthalmus krameri), a stygobiont asellid isopod (Caecidotea filicispeluncae), and a troglobiont chthoniid pseudoscorpion (Apochthonius hobbsi) are site-specific endemics of southwestern Ohio caves.