Bothriurus titschacki,

Monod, Lionel, Duperre, Nadine & Harms, Danilo, 2019, An annotated catalogue of the scorpion types (Arachnida, Scorpiones) held in the Zoological Museum Hamburg. Part I: Parvorder Iurida Soleglad & Fet, 2003, Evolutionary Systematics 3 (2), pp. 109-200: 109

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/evolsyst.3.37464

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:87602625-AF8D-4A3F-BAE5-F35C09FB6C00

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/51888AFA-1428-505B-B8B6-93BB28095E28

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scientific name

Bothriurus titschacki
status

 

Bothriurus titschacki  Fig. 9View Figure 9

Bothriurus titschacki  Werner, 1939: 358-359, fig. 1

Current combination.

Centromachetes titschacki  (Werner,1939)

Holotype.

( Fig. 9 A–CView Figure 9) ♂ ( ZMH-A0000907), Chile, [ Biobío], Coronel [37°02 ’01” S, 73°08 ’24” W], Richard Paessler leg., ded. 15.01.1920.

Paratypes.

2 ♂ ( ZMH-A0002234), 1 ♀ ( Fig. 9 D–FView Figure 9, ZMH-A0000908), same data as holotype.

Paratypes.

6 ♂, 1 ♀ ( ZMH-A0002235), Chile, [ Biobío], Contulmo [38°00 ’56” S, 73°13 ’47” W], 1914-15, Richard Paessler leg., ded. 15.01.1920.

Remarks.

Werner (1939) described the species based on a male for which he provided measurements (holotype: total length 49mm, truncus [mesosoma] 20mm, cephalothorax [prosoma] 6 mm, hand 9 mm, pectinal teeth 9) and he also mentioned additional specimens (paratypes).

Remarks on collector.

Richard Paessler (1886-1920) was a ship’s captain, working for the firm Kosmos ( Garth 1957). He published a list of birds observed in the region of Coronel in Chile when he visited the area from 1914 to 1918 ( Pässler 1922).