REVSYS: SYSTEMATICS OF THE
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FAMILY VAEJOVIDAEGenus ParavaejovisGenus Paruroctonus

boreus infragroup
   boreus
microgroup

     Paruroctonus arnaudi
     Paruroctonus bantai
          Paruroctonus bantai bantai
          Paruroctonus bantai saratoga
     Paruroctonus boreus
     Paruroctonus maritimus
     Paruroctonus silvestrii
     Paruroctonus variabilis
   becki microgroup
     Paruroctonus becki
   xanthus microgroup
     Paruroctonus xanthus
   baergi microgroup
     Paruroctonus arenicola
          Paruroctonus arenicola arenicola
          Paruroctonus arenicola nudipes
     Paruroctonus baergi
     Paruroctonus boquillas
     Paruroctonus marksi
     Paruroctonus utahensis
gracilior infragroup
     Paruroctonus gracilior
stahnkei infragroup
   stahnkei microgroup
     Paruroctonus stahnkei
   shulovi microgroup
     Paruroctonus shulovi
          Paruroctonus shulovi shulovi
          Paruroctonus shuvoli nevadae
     Paruroctonus simulatus
   borregoensis microgroup
     Paruroctonus ammonastes
     Paruroctonus bajae
     Paruroctonus borregoensis
          Paruroctonus b. borregoensis
          Paruroctonus b. actites
     Paruroctonus hirsutipes
     Paruroctonus luteolus
     Paruroctonus nitidus
     Paruroctonus pseudopumilis
     Paruroctonus surensis
     Paruroctonus ventosus
   williamsi microgroup
     Paruroctonus pecos
     Paruroctonus williamsi

Genus PseudouroctonusGenus Serradigitus
Genus Smeringerus
Genus Syntropis
Genus Uroctonites
Genus Uroctonus
Genus Vaejovis
Genus Vejovoidus


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boreus microgroup

Diagnosis:
Haradon 1985:

Combination of carapace length/cheliceral fixed digit length ratio 7.0-9.0; basitarsus II with mrs seta . 

(Key) Cheliceral fixed digit inferior carina extends proximally at least to level of bicusp; carapace length/cheliceral fixed digit length ratio 4 .2 or more; Pectinal teeth 24/24 or more in males and 17/18 or more in females and 37 or more primary denticles (less proximal row) on pedipalp movable fingers, or if fewer pectinal teeth then either (1) dorsal metasomal setae I-IV 0,0,0,1, or (2) no mrs seta on basitarsus II boreus infragroup; Basitarsus II with mrs seta; Carapace length/cheliceral fixed digit length ratio 7 .0 or more boreus microgroup

Distribution: Rocky Mountains region westward to Pacific coastal mountains (excluding northwest coast), southern Canada southward to northern Arizona and northern Baja California Norte (excluding Mojave and Sonoran Deserts). (Haradon 1985)

Included taxa:  Paruroctonus boreus (Girard, 1854); Paruroctonus silvestrii (Borelli, 1909); Paruroctonus bantai bantai (Gertsch and Soleglad, 1966); P. bantai saratoga Haradon 1985; Paruroctonus arnaudi Williams, 1972.

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