Doi
10.5431/aramit4603
Autor

Christophoryová J, Dashdamirov S, Malek Hosseini MH & Sadeghi S

Jahr
2013
Titel

First record of the genus Megachernes (Pseudoscorpiones: Chernetidae) from an Iranian cave

Titel übersetzt

Erster Nachweis der Gattung Megachernes (Pseudoscorpiones: Chernetidae) aus einer iranischen Höhle

Ausgabe

Heft 46

Seiten
9-16
Abstract

The pseudoscorpion genus Megachernes is recorded for the first time in Iran. Adults and protonymphs of Megachernes pavlovskyi Redikorzev, 1949 were found in a porcupine nest and under stones in the Deh Sheikh (Pataveh) cave, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, Southwest Iran. A short description of the species is provided, based on the main morphological and morphometric characters of the adults.

Keywords

cave; Iran; new record; porcupine nest; pseudoscorpion; Southern Asia; taxonomy