Withius Kew, 1911


Original name: Chelifer

Gender: masculine

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:76818bd4-d1ec-44d5-a836-8c841b06f11c

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Genus type

Chelifer subruber Simon, 1879a (junior synonym of Chelifer piger Simon, 1878a) by original designation.

Taxonomic references
Chelifer (Withius)
Kew, 1911a: 49 original description
Withius Kew:
Chamberlin, 1923c: 376–377
Chamberlin, 1931c: 293
Beier, 1932e: 196
Evans and Browning, 1954: 16
Morikawa, 1960: 149
Meinertz, 1962: 97–98
Beier, 1963b: 281
Murthy and Ananthakrishnan, 1977: 146
Legg and Jones, 1988: 128
Harvey, 1991a: 658
Nassirkhani, 2022: 273

Afrowithius Chamberlin, 1931 -- Harvey, 2015b: 367
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Chamberlin, 1931c: 293 original description
Beier, 1932e: 221
Harvey, 1991a: 640
Allowithius Beier, 1932 -- Beier, 1979c: 107
LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:13996534-84f7-48ec-b745-5eb71aa25a68
Beier, 1932d: 53 (synonymised by Beier, 1979c: 107) original description
Beier, 1932e: 201
Xenowithius Beier, 1953 -- Mahnert, 1988a: 65
LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:a8d13a71-c9ba-42fa-aac9-8afb5c73c3cc
Beier, 1953c: 75–76 (synonymised by Mahnert, 1988a: 65) original description
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Beier, M. (1932d). Zur Kenntnis der Cheliferidae (Pseudoscorpionidea). Zoologischer Anzeiger 100: 53–67. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1953c). Ueber einige phoretische und phagophile afrikanische Pseudoscorpione. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 48: 73–78. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1963b). Ordnung Pseudoscorpionidea (Afterskorpione). In: Bestimmungsbücher zur Bodenfauna Europas Akademie-Verlag, Berlin 1: vi, 313 pp.. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1979c). Neue afrikanische Pseudoskorpione aus dem Musée Royal de l'Afrique Central in Tervuren. Revue de Zoologie Africaine 93: 101–113. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1923c). New and little known pseudoscorpions, principally from the islands and adjacent shores of the Gulf of California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (4) 12: 353–387. -- 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

Evans, G.O. & Browning, E. (1954). Synopses of the British Fauna. No. 10. Pseudoscorpiones. Linnean Society, London. -- 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

Heurtault, J. (1971b). Chambre génitale, armature génitale et caractères sexuels secondaires chez quelques espèces de Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida) du genre Withius. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (2) 42: 1037–1053. -- Show included taxa

Kew, H.W. (1911a). A synopsis of the false scorpions of Britain and Ireland. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, section B 29: 38–64. -- Show included taxa

Legg, G. & Jones, R.E. (1988). Synopses of the British fauna (new series). 40. Pseudoscorpions (Arthropoda; Arachnida). Brill/Backhuys, Leiden. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (1988a). Die Pseudoskorpione (Arachnida) Kenyas. Familien Withiidae und Cheliferidae. Tropical Zoology 1: 39–89. -- Show included taxa

Meinertz, T. (1962). Mosskorpioner og mejere (Pseudoscorpionidea og Opiliones). G.E.C. Gads, København 67. -- Show included taxa

Morikawa, K. (1960). Systematic studies of Japanese pseudoscorpions. Memoirs of Ehime University (2B) 4: 85–172. -- Show included taxa

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

Nassirkhani, M. (2022). Description of a new pseudoscorpion, Withius leggi sp. n. (Pseudoscorpiones: Withiidae) from northern Iran. Zoology in the Middle East 68: 272–279. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-09-26 New taxonomic reference entry Nassirkhani, 2022
2022-03-20 Genus synonymy Chamberlin, 1931