Nassirkhani M & Doustaresharaf MM
First record of the genus Beierochelifer (Pseudoscorpiones: Cheliferidae) from north-western Iran
Erster Nachweis der Gattung Beierochelifer (Pseudoscorpiones: Cheliferidae) aus den Nordwesten Irans
Beierochelifer peloponnesiacus (Beier, 1929) is recorded from Iran for the first time. The species is briefly described and its diagnostic characters are illustrated. Furthermore, a key for recognizing males of the genera of the family Cheliferidae Risso, 1827 reported from Iran is provided.
Arachnida, distribution, identification key, Middle East, taxonomy