Pseudoscorpions from Colorado
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Pseudoscorpions from Colorado [by] C. Clayton Hoff. by Clarence Clayton Hoff

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English



  • Colorado.


  • Chelonethida.,
  • Arachnida -- Colorado.

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Bibliography: p. 403-464.

SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History,, v. 122, article 5
LC ClassificationsQH1 .A4 vol. 122, art. 5
The Physical Object
Pagination413-464 p.
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5842614M
LC Control Number61065467

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Distribution in Colorado: Three species of scorpions are confirmed to occur in Colorado. The northern scorpion (Paruroctonus boreus) occurs throughout the counties along the Utah border and is a species with the most northerly distribution of any scorpion, reaching into southern Alberta. Also present on the West Slope, but in more limited areas File Size: KB. Pseudoscorpions prey on a number of small insects, mites, and larvae, which is why they sometimes survive in human homes — they eat booklice, clothes moths, dust mites, ants, and more. There is a tiny venom gland in their pincers that is used to subdue their minute prey (they are harmless to humans and are simply too small to bite us). A pseudoscorpion (or book scorpion) is an can be 2 to 8 millimetres ( to in) long. The largest known species is Garypus titanius of Ascension Island at 12 millimetres ( in).. Pseudoscorpions eat clothes moth larvae, carpet beetle larvae, booklice, ants, mites, and small e of this, they are liked by : Arachnida. British Pseudoscorpions. likes 1 talking about this. this page is for information and photographs of the 27 species of Pseudoscorpion that can be found in Britain. also see pseudoscorpion UK Followers:

All pseudoscorpions are predacious arthropods that feed on other types of arthropods or small insects (ants, mites, thrips, barklice, booklice etc). Different species of pseudoscorpions hunt their prey differently; many of them will aggressively stalk but others hide and ambush their prey. Some pseudoscorpions have two, four or even no eyes at all. Pseudoscorpions of the World has been developed to provide some basic information on the world of pseudoscorpions and, in particular, provide information about the various pseudoscorpion families, valid names of genera and species, and a comprehensive list of the scientific literature that deal with pseudoscorpions.. This website should be cited as. Pseudoscorpions from Colorado. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. , article 5 Download directly to your device’s book reader (e.g., iBooks) or drag into your e-books collection on your computer. This item appears in the following Collection(s) Bulletin . Natural habitats for pseudoscorpions include under leaf litter and mulch, in moss, under stones and beneath tree bark. They have also been reported in bird nests and between siding boards of buildings. Because they are sometimes found among books, they are also known as “book scorpions.” Pseudoscorpions are predacious and therefore beneficial.