Beierius walliskewi (Ellingsen, 1912)


Original combination: Chelifer Walliskewi


Genus type of Beierius Chamberlin, 1932

Taxonomic references

Chelifer walliskewi

Ellingsen, 1912b: 101–103 (in part; see Chelifer cancroides (Linnaeus)) original description
Hewitt and Godfrey, 1929: 311–314, figs 1c, 2a–b, plate 21 figs 1–2

Beierius walliskewi (Ellingsen):

Chamberlin, 1932a: 20
Beier, 1932e: 229
Roewer, 1937: 312
Vachon, 1941a: 80
Vachon, 1944: n/a, figs 3–4 (as Beierus [sic] walliskewi)
Beier, 1958a: 186
Beier, 1964k: 90
Newlands, 1978: 700
Harvey, 1991a: 484
Haddad and Dippenaar-Schoeman, 2009: 9

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

South Africa
Type locality: Bushman's Rock, Blythswood, Butterworth, Eastern Cape, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Blythswood -32.216666 27.983333
Type repository
  • Syntypes: 3 males, 2 females (Albany Museum?)
Zoobank LSID


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

Beier, M. (1958a). The Pseudoscorpionidea (false-scorpions) of Natal and Zululand. Annals of the Natal Museum 14: 155–187. -- 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

Chamberlin, J.C. (1932a). A synoptic revision of the generic classification of the chelonethid family Cheliferidae Simon (Arachnida) (continued). Canadian Entomologist 64: 17–21, 35–39. -- 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

Haddad, C.R. & Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S. (2009). A checklist of the non-acarine arachnids (Chelicerata: Arachnida) of the De Hoop Nature Reserve, Western Cape Province, South Africa. Koedoe 51(2): 1–9. -- 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

Newlands, G. (1978). Arachnida (except Acari). In: Werger, M.J.A. (ed.) Biogeography and ecology of southern Africa Junk, The Hague 31: 685–702. -- 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

Vachon, M. (1941a). Remarques sur le genre sud-Africain Beierus [sic] Chamberlin (Pseudoscorpions). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (2) 13: 80–81. -- Show included taxa

Vachon, M. (1944). Pseudoscorpions nouveaux des collections du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. 4e note. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (2) 16: 439–441. -- Show included taxa


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