Allochernes powelli, Powell’s Chernes

Allochernes powelli, Powell’s Chernes
The cephalothorax and pedipalps are red-brown and the opisthosoma yellow-brown; the cephalothorax is strongly granulate, longer than broad and with two distinct transverse grooves. Eyes are absent. Length of body: 2.2–2.3 mm.
Allochernes powelli is found in W. Europe: England, Denmark, NW. Spain. There are scattered records from England and Wales where it is probably under-recorded; it has not been recorded from Scotland. This mainly synanthropic species occurs in barn and stable refuse.

Further information see Mark Harvey, Pseudoscorpions of the World.

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