Sunday, 17 January 2016

Garypus beauvoisii (Audouin 1826) - Pseudoscorpion - Ψευδοσκορπιός - Cyprus

Order: Pseudoscorpiones
Suborder: Iocheirata
Infraorder: Panctenata
Superfamily: Garypoidea
Family: Garypidae

In the genus Garypus belongs the species Garypus titanius, who is the largest  known pseudoscorpion species in the world (up to 12mm long). The specimen of Garypus beauvoisii we found has 8mm body length.

Photo at Alaminos, 23/3/2014 by Michael Hadjiconstantis

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