Orthochirus monodi (Lourenço & Vachon, 1997), Kovařík & 1996, 2004

Kovařík, Baloorthochirus becvari & 1996, 2004, Revision and taxonomic position of genera Afghanorthochirus Lourenço & Vachon, Baloorthochirus Kova ík, Butheolus Simon, Nanobuthus Pocock, Orthochiroides Kova ík, Pakistanorthochirus Lourenço, and Asian Orthochirus Karsch, with descriptions of twelve new species (Scorpiones, Buthidae), Euscorpius 16, pp. 1-33 : 17

publication ID

1536-9307

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4D38E32B-A445-4707-ABEE-3C6D3BFA4A2E

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/038B2040-3C22-5B38-FCC8-FC18FCF6F9D9

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scientific name

Orthochirus monodi (Lourenço & Vachon, 1997)
status

 

Orthochirus monodi (Lourenço & Vachon, 1997) ,

comb. n.

Afghanorthochirus monodi Lourenço & Vachon, 1997: 333 ; Kovařík, 1998: 102; Fet & Lowe, 2000: 57.

TYPE LOCALITY AND TYPE REPOSITORY. Afghanistan, Bozbai (entre Bala Morghah et Qal éh Now) ; MNHN.

AFFINITIES. According to the original description, Orthochirus monodi has a hirsute fifth metasomal segment and a glabrous telson. This combination is otherwise present only in O. zagrosensis sp. n.; however, O. monodi has hairs primarily on the ventral side of the fifth segment, whereas O. zagrosensis sp. n. has them only on the dorsolateral surface and only in some specimens.

DISTRIBUTION. Afghanistan (Lourenço & Vachon, 1997: 333).

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Scorpiones

Family

Buthidae

Genus

Orthochirus

Loc

Orthochirus monodi (Lourenço & Vachon, 1997)

Kovařík, Baloorthochirus becvari & 1996 2004
2004
Loc

Afghanorthochirus monodi Lourenço & Vachon, 1997: 333

Lourenco & Vachon 1997: 333
1997