Di Zhi-Yong1, Wu Ying-Liang1, Cao Zhi-Jian1, Fan Li-Qing2, Li Wen-Xin1*. 2009. The genus Chaerilus Simon, 1877 (Scorpiones: Chaerilidae) in China, with a description of the female of C. tricostatus Pocock, 1899 // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.18. No.3–4: 131–138 [in English].

1 College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China.

2 Institute of Tibetan Plateau Ecology, Tibet Agricultural and Animal Husbandry College, Nyingchi, Xizang, 860000, China.

* Corresponding author: Wen-Xin Li, liwxlab@whu.edu.cn

KEY WORDS: Chaerilidae, Chaerilus, China, scorpion, taxonomy.

ABSTRACT. A list, a key and distributions of the seven Chinese species of the genus Chaerilus Simon, 1877 are provided. The female C. tricostatus Pocock, 1899 collected from Xizang is described and figured for the first time.

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