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New cave-dwelling pseudoscorpions of the genus Lagynochthonius (Pseudoscorpiones, Chthoniidae) from Guizhou in China

The Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Application; Institute of Life Science and Green Development; College of Life Sciences; Hebei University; Baoding; Hebei 071002; P. R. China
Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution; Institute of Zoology; Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing 100101; P. R. China; College of Life Sciences; University of Chinese Academy of Sciences; Beijing; 100049; P. R. China
The Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Application; Institute of Life Science and Green Development; College of Life Sciences; Hebei University; Baoding; Hebei 071002; P. R. China
Pseudoscorpiones morphology new species taxonomy troglobionts


Eleven new Lagynochthonius species from thirteen karst caves of Guizhou Province are described, including detailed diagnosis and illustrations: L. biyunensis sp. nov. from Biyun Cave (Panzhou City), L. guanniuensis sp. nov. from Guanniu Cave (Xifeng County), L. latipectus sp. nov. from Xianren Cave and Shenxian Cave (Jiangkou County), L. longedentatus sp. nov. from Hongbaituo Cave (Ceheng County), L. longyanensis sp. nov. from Longyan Cave (Bozhou District), L. maanensis sp. nov. from Pianxiao Cave (Zheng’an County), L. mawangensis sp. nov. from Mawang Cave (Wuchuan County), L. nigriculus sp. nov. from Yuqiyan Cave and unnamed cave (Weining County), L. tuoluoensis sp. nov. from Tuoluodadong Cave (Shuicheng District), L. xiaoensis sp. nov. from Xiao Cave (Suiyang County) and L. zhijinensis sp. nov. from Long Cave (Zhijin County). All species are endemic to Guizhou. An identification key to all known Lagynochthonius species from China is also provided.



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