Checklist of book scorpions (Order Pseudoscorpionida1, Class Arachnida, Phylum Arthropoda, Kingdom Animalia)
that have been reported from Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - 183 Pleasant Street, Apartment 1 - Canton, Maine  04221
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 10 February 2011)


Below is a working checklist of Mount Desert Island's book scorpions.

Please send corrections and updates to info@vfthomas.com. Photographs are welcome. Thank you.



Family Genus Specific Epithet authority common name Source (full citation given after this table)
Chthoniidae Chthonius tetrachelatus ? ? Procter (1946, p. 510.)
Chernetidae Chelanops [sanborni?] ? ? Procter (1946, p. 510.)
Chernetidae Hesperochernes tetrachelatus ? ? Procter (1946, p. 510.)
Cheliferidae Chelifer cancroides ? ? Procter (1946, p. 510.)
Neobisiidae Microbisium brunneum ? ? Procter (1946, p. 510.)


Note:
   1Procter (1946) called this order Chelonethida.


Source:
   Procter, William. 1946. Biological Survey of the Mount Desert Region, Part VII. Philadelphia: Wistar Institute.