Metawithius Chamberlin, 1931


Original name: Metawithius

Gender: masculine


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Genus type

Chelifer murrayi Pocock, 1900, by original designation.

Taxonomic references
Chamberlin, 1931c: 293 original description
Beier, 1932e: 200
Murthy and Ananthakrishnan, 1977: 149
Harvey, 1991a: 646
Harvey, 2015b: 354–355
Johnson, Romero-Ortiz, Mathew, Sebastian, Joseph and Harvey, 2019: 85
Metawithius (Metawithius) Chamberlin:
Harvey, 1991a: 646

Hyperwithius Beier, 1951 -- Harvey, 2015b: 354
Beier, 1951a: 99–100 (synonymized by Harvey, 2015b: 354) original description
Harvey, 1991a: 646
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Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1951a). Die Pseudoscorpione Indochinas. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, nouvelle série 1: 47–123. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1931c). A synoptic revision of the generic classification of the chelonethid family Cheliferidae Simon (Arachnida). Canadian Entomologist 63: 289–294. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1991a). Catalogue of the Pseudoscorpionida. Manchester University Press, Manchester. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (2015b). Revised diagnoses for the pseudoscorpion genera Metawithius and Microwithius, with the description of a new Australian genus, and notes on Withius (Pseudoscorpiones, Withiidae). Journal of Arachnology 43: 353–370. -- Show included taxa

Johnson, J., Romero-Ortiz, C., Mathew, A.V., Sebastian, P.A., Joseph, M.M. & Harvey, M.S. (2019). A review of the pseudoscorpion genus Metawithius (Pseudoscorpiones: Withiidae) from the Indian subcontinent. Journal of Arachnology 47: 84–94. -- Show included taxa

Murthy, V.A. & Ananthakrishnan, T.N. (1977). Indian Chelonethi. Oriental Insects Monograph 4: 1–210. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-07-03 New taxonomic reference entry Johnson, Romero-Ortiz, Mathew, Sebastian, Joseph and Harvey, 2019