Oratemnus navigator (With, 1906)


Original combination: Chelifer navigator

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:101edd9e-ec70-44e2-8c3e-7eedccc7cfc9

Taxonomic references

Chelifer politus Simon:

Hansen, 1885a: 543 (misidentification)

Chelifer navigator

With, 1906: 191–193, fig. 22, plate 4 fig. 9a original description
With, 1907: 62–63, figs 15–16
Ellingsen, 1909a: 219
Ellingsen, 1911b: 141
Ellingsen, 1914: 3–4

Oratemnus navigator (With):

Beier, 1932b: 589–590
Beier, 1932e: 58–59
Roewer, 1937: 284
Beier, 1948b: 462
Murthy and Ananthakrishnan, 1977: 126–127
Harvey, 1991a: 467
Klausen, 2005: 645–646, fig. 16
Paul, Donovan and Sudarsanam, 2005: 70
Harvey, 2010a: 335
Turienzo, Iorio and Mahnert, 2010: 559, 562

Not Chelifer (Atemnus) navigator With:

Ellingsen, 1910a: 358 (misidentification; see Oratemnus timorensis Beier)

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic; Indo-Malaya

Indonesia (Bali, Java)
Sri Lanka
Type locality: on ship from India.


Locality Lat Lon
1 India (IMPRECISE) 18 78
Type repository
  • Holotype male (ZMUC)
Zoobank LSID



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

Beier, M. (1948b). Phoresie und Phagophilie bei Pseudoscorpionen. Österreichische Zoologische Zeitschrift 1: 441–497. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1909a). Contributions to the knowledge of the pseudoscorpions from material belonging to the Museo Civico in Genova. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (3) 4: 205–220. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1910a). Die Pseudoskorpione des Berliner Museums. Mitteilung aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 4: 357–423. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1911b). Pseudoscorpions collected by Leonardo Fea in Birma. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (3a) 5: 141–144. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1914). On the pseudoscorpions of the Indian Museum, Calcutta. Records of the Indian Museum 10: 1–14. -- Show included taxa

Hansen, H.J. (1885a). Arthrogastra Danica: en monographisk fremstilling af de i Danmark levende Meiere og Mosskorpioner med bidrag til sidstnaevnte underordens systematik. In: Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift Thieles Bogtrykkeri, Kjøbenhavn (3) 14: 491–554. -- Show included taxa

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

Harvey, M.S. (2010a). A synopsis of the smaller arachnid orders of the Seychelles islands (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones, Schizomida, Amblypygi and Palpigradi). In: Gerlach, J. and Marusik, Y. (ed.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles Islands Siri Scientific Press, Manchester: 331–340. -- Show included taxa

Klausen, F.E. (2005). The male genitalia of the family Atemnidae (Pseudoscorpiones). Journal of Arachnology 33: 641–662. -- Show included taxa

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

Paul, F., Donovan, B.J. & Sudarsanam, D. (2005). Bee associate pseudoscorpions - potentially manageable enemies of bee enemies, International Beekeeping Congress, November 13th-18th, 2005, Bangalore, India. -- 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

Turienzo, P., Iorio, O. di & Mahnert, V. (2010). Global checklist of pseudoscorpions (Arachnida) found in birds’ nests. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 117: 557–598. -- Show included taxa

With, C.J. (1906). The Danish expedition to Siam 1899–1900. III. Chelonethi. An account of the Indian false-scorpions together with studies on the anatomy and classification of the order. Oversigt over det Konigelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger (7) 3: 1–214. -- Show included taxa

With, C.J. (1907). On some new species of the Cheliferidae, Hans., and Garypidae, Hans., in the British Museum. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 30: 49–85. -- Show included taxa


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