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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Pseudoscorpionida
Superfamily: Chthonioidea

The Chthonioidea are a superfamily of pseudoscorpions. The superfamily contains two families:[1]

Some authors consider the genus Lechytia to be in its own family Lechytiidae, rather than to reside in Chthoniidae.[2] The fossil species Dracochela deprehendor from the Devonian is grouped in the family Dacochelidae.[3]


  1. ^ Chthonioidea
  2. ^ Biology Catalog: Lechytiidae
  3. ^ Biology Catalog: Dracochelidae