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Chthonioidea

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The Chthonioidea are a superfamily of pseudoscorpions. The superfamily contains two families:[1]

Some authors consider the genus Lechytia to be in its own family Lechytiidae, rather than to reside in Chthoniidae.[2] The fossil species Dracochela deprehendor from the Devonian is grouped in the family Dracochelidae.[3]

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  1. ^ Chthonioidea
  2. ^ Biology Catalog: Lechytiidae Archived 2014-07-30 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Biology Catalog: Dracochelidae Archived 2014-07-29 at the Wayback Machine
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Chthonioidea: Brief Summary

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The Chthonioidea are a superfamily of pseudoscorpions. The superfamily contains two families:

Tridenchthoniidae — worldwide (c. 17 genera, 70 species) Chthoniidae — worldwide (c. 30 genera, 600 species)

Some authors consider the genus Lechytia to be in its own family Lechytiidae, rather than to reside in Chthoniidae. The fossil species Dracochela deprehendor from the Devonian is grouped in the family Dracochelidae.

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