Definition of pseudoscorpion in English:


Syllabification: pseu·do·scor·pi·on
Pronunciation: /ˌso͞odōˈskôrpēən


  • A minute arachnid that has pincers but no long abdomen or sting, occurring abundantly in leaf litter. Also called false scorpion.
    • Order Pseudoscorpiones
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    • Males need to be enterprising because female pseudoscorpions are remarkably promiscuous; in fact, if pregnant females have had fewer than three different mates, they are likely to abort their embryos.
    • Meanwhile, witches' brooms serve as a safe haven for daddy longlegs and pseudoscorpions.
    • The Tooth Cave pseudoscorpion is a large, eyeless pseudoscorpion with elongated appendages.

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