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ISRN Zoology
Volume 2012, Article ID 583830, 4 pages
Research Article

A New Species of the Genus Dactylochelifer Beier from Shanxi, China (Pseudoscorpiones: Cheliferidae)

College of Life Sciences, Hebei University, Baoding, Hebei 071002, China

Received 16 December 2011; Accepted 2 February 2012

Academic Editors: A. Arslan, A. Ramirez-Bautista, and S. Van Nouhuys

Copyright © 2012 Zhi-zhong Gao and Feng Zhang. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A new pseudoscorpion species, Dactylochelifer luyaensis sp. nov., belonging to the family Cheliferidae Risso, 1826, is described and illustrated in this paper. The specimens were collected from leaf litter in Shanxi province, China.