Aperittochelifer capensis (Hewitt and Godfrey, 1929)


Original combination: Chelifer capensis

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:c67d66ee-51fe-4d2f-a5f0-fa2908ff1a6c

Genus type of Aperittochelifer Beier, 1955

Taxonomic references

Chelifer capensis

Hewitt and Godfrey, 1929: 321–322, fig. 1f, plate 22 fig. 7 original description

Hansenius (?) capensis (Hewitt and Godfrey):

Beier, 1932e: 272
Roewer, 1937: 316

Aperittochelifer capensis (Hewitt and Godfrey):

Beier, 1955l: 322–323, fig. 33
Beier, 1964k: 90
Beier, 1966k: 469
Harvey, 1991a: 483
Jędryczkowski, 1992: n/a, figs 7–9

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

South Africa
Type locality: Platteklip, Table Mountain, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Table Mountain -33.966666 18.416666
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Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1955l). Pseudoscorpionidea. In: Hanstrom, B., Brinck, P. and Rudebeck, G. (ed.) South African animal life. Results of the Lund Expedition in 1950–1951 Almquist and Wiksell, Stockholm 1: 263–328. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1964k). Weiteres zur Kenntnis der Pseudoscorpioniden-Fauna des südlichen Afrika. Annals of the Natal Museum 16: 30–90. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1966k). Ergänzungen zur Pseudoscorpioniden-Fauna des südlichen Afrika. Annals of the Natal Museum 18: 455–470. -- Show included taxa

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

Hewitt, J. & Godfrey, R. (1929). South African pseudoscorpions of the genus Chelifer Geoffroy. Annals of the Natal Museum 6: 305–336. -- Show included taxa

Jędryczkowski, W.B. (1992). The genus Aperittochelifer Beier, 1955, with description of a new species from South Africa (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 93: 181–184. -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C.F. (1937). Chelonethi oder Pseudoskorpione. In: Bronns, H.G. (ed.) Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Tierreichs Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H., Leipzig 5(IV)(6)(1): 161–320. -- Show included taxa


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