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Definitions

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  • n. an arachnid belonging to the order Pseudoscorpionida, also known as Pseudoscorpiones or Chelonethida

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A false scorpion; a member of the Pseudoscorpiones or Cheliferidæ. See cut in next column.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small nonvenomous arachnid resembling a tailless scorpion

Etymologies

pseudo- +‎ scorpion (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This pseudoscorpion lives along the Gulf coast of Florida under piles of seaweed stranded at the high tide line.

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  • Its habitat gets covered by the tide twice a day and, obviously, the pseudoscorpion survives immersion in sea water for a few hours everyday.

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  • By the time I reached graduate school, I was, like the pseudoscorpion, accustomed to a solitary life.

    Choose Your Own Apocalypse

  • The Parobisium yosemite, commonly known as the Yosemite cave pseudoscorpion, has quite the fearsome appearance.

    WATCH: Crazy Spider-Scorpion Hybrid Bug Discovered

  • Texas Tech University researcher James C. Cokendolpher recently documented the pseudoscorpion, which was discovered in the granite rockfall caves of Yosemite National Park three to four years ago, according to Texas Tech University.

    WATCH: Crazy Spider-Scorpion Hybrid Bug Discovered

  • WATCH bizarre pseudoscorpion found in Yosemite caves:

    WATCH: Crazy Spider-Scorpion Hybrid Bug Discovered

  • SNAIL'S TALES: An intertidal pseudoscorpion skip to main

    An intertidal pseudoscorpion

  • This page has links to images of British pseudoscorpion species and to past issues of Galea, a pseudoscorpion newsletter.

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  • What's That Bug?, where the good folks are amazingly talented at bug identification, and was able to find out a bit more about the pseudoscorpion.

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