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Species Account for Chthonius kewi

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Chthonius kewi  Gabbutt, 1966
Pseudoscorpiones: Chthoniidae

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Regionally Important

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Taxonomic group: pseudoscorpions (Pseudoscorpiones) - County data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
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Species text
This pseudoscorpion is very closely related to C. tetrachelatus, but is a British endemic first recorded from Colne Point. It has been found mainly on the east coast between Norfolk and Kent (Legg & Jones 1988). It appears to be largely maritime, occurring amongst drift-line debris and large pebbles on the upper-shore/splash zone. References

Species text last edited on Tue Mar 20th 2007 by user 3


Broad Habitat Data (based on 3 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 7 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 7 records with habitat detail and method information)

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