Tamenus ferox (Tullgren, 1907)


Original combination: Chelifer ferox

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:2a017102-89bf-4f92-b047-a2aa38e1e908

Taxonomic references

Chelifer ferox

Tullgren, 1907a: 49–51, figs 11a–c original description
Ellingsen, 1912b: 81

Tamenus ferox (Tullgren):

Beier, 1932b: 603
Beier, 1932e: 71–72, fig. 88
Roewer, 1937: 284
Weidner, 1959: 114
Harvey, 1991a: 477

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

Type locality: Ogooué River (as Ogowe), central Africa, Gabon/Congo. Gabon.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Ogooué River (IMPRECISE) -0.83 16
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Beier, M. (1932b). Revision der Atemnidae (Pseudoscorpionidea). Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere 62: 547–610. -- Show included taxa

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

Ellingsen, E. (1912b). The pseudoscorpions of South Africa, based on the collections of the South African Museum, Cape Town. Annals of the South African Museum 10: 75–128. -- Show included taxa

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

Tullgren, A. (1907a). Zur Kenntnis aussereuropäischer Chelonethiden des Naturhistorischen Museums in Hamburg. Mitteilungen aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg 24: 21–75. -- Show included taxa

Weidner, H. (1959). Die Entomologischen Sammlungen des Zoologischen Staatsinstituts und Zoologischen Museums Hamburg. I. Teil. Pararthropoda und Chelicerata I. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institute 57: 89–142. -- Show included taxa


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