Afrochthonius godfreyi (Ellingsen, 1912)


Original combination: Chthonius Godfreyi


Taxonomic references

Chthonius godfreyi

Ellingsen, 1912b: 120–122 original description

Afrochthonius godfreyi (Ellingsen):

Beier, 1930e: 287–288
Beier, 1932a: 72
Roewer, 1937: 241
Beier, 1958a: 159–160
Beier, 1964k: 32
Beier, 1966k: 456
Harvey, 1991a: 132
Murienne, Harvey and Giribet, 2008: 174

Chthonius (Sigmodactylus) godfreyi Ellingsen:

Hadži, 1930b: 140

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

South Africa
Type locality: Pirie, near King Williams Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Pirie -32.783333 27.216666
Type repository
  • Syntypes: 6 males, 3 females, 1 juvenile (Albany Museum?)
Zoobank LSID


Beier, M. (1930e). Die Pseudoskorpione der Sammlung Roewer. Zoologischer Anzeiger 91: 284–300. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1932a). Pseudoscorpionidea I. Subord. Chthoniinea et Neobisiinea. Tierreich 57: i–xx, 1–258. -- 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

Beier, M. (1966k). Ergänzungen zur Pseudoscorpioniden-Fauna des südlichen Afrika. Annals of the Natal Museum 18: 455–470. -- 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

Hadži, J. (1930b). [Contribution à la connaissance des Pseudoscorpions cavernicoles]. Glasnik Srpska Kralevska Akademija 67: 115–148. -- Show included taxa

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

Murienne, J., Harvey, M.S. & Giribet, G. (2008). First molecular phylogeny of the major clades of Pseudoscorpiones (Arthropoda: Chelicerata). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49: 170–184. -- 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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