Paratemnoides plebejus (With, 1906)


Original combination: Chelifer plebejus


Taxonomic references

Chelifer plebejus

With, 1906: 185–188, figs 18–20, plate 4 figs 7a–b original description
Ellingsen, 1910a: 358
Ellingsen, 1911a: 36
Ellingsen, 1911b: 142
Ellingsen, 1914: 4 (in part; see Paratemnoides ceylonicus (Beier))

Paratemnus plebejus (With):

Beier, 1932b: 570
Beier, 1932e: 40
Roewer, 1937: 283
Beier, 1952a: 105–106, figs 7–8
Beier, 1955e: 43

Paratemnoides plebejus (With):

Harvey, 1991a: 473
Judson, 1997a: 34–35

Not Chelifer plebejus With:

Tullgren, 1907a: 55, fig. 15 (misidentification; see Paratemnoides ceylonicus (Beier))

Not Atemnus plebejus (With):

Beier, 1930a: 208 (misidentification; see Paratemnoides ceylonicus (Beier))

Distribution table

Realm: Australasia; Indo-Malaya

India (Nicobar Islands)
Indonesia (Sumatra)
Papua New Guinea
Type locality: Car Nicobar (as Kar-Nicobar), Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Car Nicobar 9.166666 92.783333
Type repository
  • Syntypes(?): 9 males, 6 females (BMNH 1897.5.10.358–374)
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Beier, M. (1930a). Die Pseudoskorpione des Wiener Naturhistorischen Museums. III. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 44: 199–222. -- Show included taxa

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. (1952a). On some Pseudoscorpionidea from Malaya and Borneo. Bulletin of the Raffles Museum 24: 96–108. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1955e). A second collection of Pseudoscorpionidea from Malaya. Bulletin of the Raffles Museum 25: 38–46. -- 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. (1911a). Pseudoscorpions from Sumatra. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (3a) 5: 34–40. -- 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

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

Judson, M.L.I. (1997a). Catalogue of the pseudoscorpion types (Arachnida: Chelonethi) in the Natural History Museum, London. Occasional Papers on Systematic Entomology 11: 1–54. -- 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

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


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