Tiny Pseudoscorpion Discovered in Cave Beneath Yosemite National Park

Posted on December 8, 2010

Texas Tech researcher James Cokendolpher is investigating a newly discovered arachnid called Parobisium yosemit. The pseudoscorpion was discovered a couple of years ago in a cave beneath Yosemite National Park. Pseudoscorpions resemble the front part of a scorpion. They lack a scorpion's tail and stinger. You can read more about them here.

This particular pseudoscorpion is very small. It is less than half-an-inch long. Take a look:

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