Selachochthonius serratidentatus (Ellingsen, 1912)


Original combination: Chthonius serratidentatus


Genus type of Selachochthonius Chamberlin, 1929

Taxonomic references

Chthonius serratidentatus

Ellingsen, 1912b: 123–124 original description

Selachochthonius serratidentatus (Ellingsen):

Chamberlin, 1929a: 68
Beier, 1932a: 40–41
Roewer, 1937: 238
Beier, 1964k: 32–33, fig. 1
Beier, 1966k: 456
Harvey, 1991a: 203

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

Chamberlin, J.C. (1929a). A synoptic classification of the false scorpions or chela-spinners, with a report on a cosmopolitan collection of the same. Part 1. The Heterosphyronida (Chthoniidae) (Arachnida-Chelonethida). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 4: 50–80. -- 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

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