Chernes cimicoides, Common Tree-chernes
The cephalothorax is red olive-brown, the opisthosoma dark yellow-brown and the pedipalps reddish tawny-brown; length of body: 2.2–2.7 mm.
This species is found throughout most of Europe: Ireland, England, France, Germany, to Bulgaria and Hungary. In Britain it is widespread throughout England, as far north as York and into mid-Wales. Chernes cimicoides can be found under the bark of dry, dead and over-mature trees, particularly oak, beech, elm and willow. In ancient woodland it sometimes occurs with Dendrochernes cyrneus.
Further information see Mark Harvey, Pseudoscorpions of the World.
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