Aperittochelifer protractus (Hewitt and Godfrey, 1929)


Original combination: Chelifer protractus

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:c311a8f0-a8e5-499f-bb52-6117a8dba09e

Taxonomic references

Chelifer protractus

Hewitt and Godfrey, 1929: 319–321, figs 1e, 4a–b, plate 21 fig. 6 original description

Hansenius (?) protractus (Hewitt and Godfrey):

Beier, 1932e: 272
Roewer, 1937: 316

Aperittochelifer protractus (Hewitt and Godfrey):

Beier, 1955l: 322
Harvey, 1991a: 483

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

South Africa
Type locality: Ngqaba Forest, near Tsolo, Eastern Cape, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Tsolo -31.316666 27.75
Type repository
Zoobank LSID



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

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

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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