Definition of Pseudoscorpiones

1. Noun. False scorpions.




Definition of Pseudoscorpiones

1. n. pl. An order of Arachnoidea having the palpi terminated by large claws, as in the scorpions, but destitute of a caudal sting; the false scorpions. Called also Pseudoscorpii, and Pseudoscorpionina. See Illust. of Book scorpion, under Book.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pseudoscorpiones

Pseudococcus comstocki
Pseudococcus fragilis
Pseudocolus
Pseudocolus fusiformis
Pseudolarix
Pseudolarix amabilis
Pseudomonadales
Pseudomonas
Pseudomonas pyocanea
Pseudomonas solanacearum
Pseudomonodaceae
Pseudopleuronectes
Pseudopleuronectes americanus
Pseudoryx
Pseudoryx nghetinhensis
Pseudoscorpiones (current term)
Pseudoscorpionida
Pseudotaxus
Pseudotaxus chienii
Pseudotsuga
Pseudotsuga macrocarpa
Pseudotsuga menziesii
Pseudowintera
Pseudowintera colorata
Pshavian
Psidium
Psidium cattleianum
Psidium guajava
Psidium guineense
Psidium littorale

Literary usage of Pseudoscorpiones

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Zoology by Jan van der Hoeven (1856)
"ORDER V. Pseudoscorpiones. Cephalothorax conjoined with abdomen. ... Pseudoscorpiones. (Characters of the order those of the single family). ..."

2. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"The little that is as yet known of the ontogeny of the Pseudoscorpiones does not seem sufficiently well established to enable us to form a decisive judgment ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Reference to literature (36). Order 6. Pseudoscorpiones ... Appendages of tbe ist of the Pseudoscorpiones. ..."

4. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1903)
"... or the Pseudoscorpiones. A subsequent study of the Opiliones, however, has suggested an alternative interpretation of these plates which divorces ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"(E. Сл.) K-SCORPION, or FALSE SCORPION, minute arachnids Uy resembling tailless scorpions and belonging to the order Pseudoscorpiones of the class Arachnida ..."

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