Selachochthonius heterodentatus (Beier, 1955)


Original combination: Chthoniella heterodentata


Genus type of Kafirchthonius Chamberlin, 1962

Taxonomic references

Chthoniella heterodentata

Beier, 1955l: 276–277, fig. 3 original description

Kafirchthonius heterodentata (Beier):

Chamberlin, 1962: 319

Selachochthonius heterodentatus (Beier):

Beier, 1964k: 33
Harvey, 1991a: 203

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

South Africa
Type locality: outside Wynberg Cave, Table Mountain, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Wynberg Cave -33.983333 18.416666
Type repository
  • Holotype male (Lund University)
Zoobank LSID


Beier, M. (1955l). Pseudoscorpionidea. In: Hanstrom, B., Brinck, P. and Rudebeck, G. (ed.) South African animal life. Results of the Lund Expedition in 1950–1951 Almquist and Wiksell, Stockholm 1: 263–328. -- 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. (1962). New and little-known false scorpions, principally from caves, belonging to the families Chthoniidae and Neobisiidae (Arachnida, Chelonethida). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 123: 303–352. -- Show included taxa

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


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