Tridenchthonius africanus (Beier, 1931)


Original combination: Ditha africanus


Taxonomic references

Chthonius clathratus Tullgren:

Redikorzev, 1924a: 199 (misidentification)

Ditha africana

Beier, 1931b: 50 original description
Beier, 1932a: 27, fig. 32
Roewer, 1937: 234
Helversen, 1966b: n/a, fig. 8a

Tridenchthonius africanus (Beier):

Chamberlin and Chamberlin, 1945: 50
Harvey, 1991a: 225

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

Type locality: Mabira, Kagera, Tanzania.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Mabira -1.233333 30.95
Type repository
  • Syntypes: several specimens? (St Petersburg)
Zoobank LSID


Beier, M. (1931b). Zur Kenntnis der Chthoniiden (Pseudoskorpione). Zoologischer Anzeiger 93: 49–56. -- Show included taxa

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

Chamberlin, J.C. & Chamberlin, R.V. (1945). The genera and species of the Tridenchthoniidae (Dithidae). A family of the arachnid order Chelonethida. Bulletin of the University of Utah, Biological Series 9(2): 1–67. -- Show included taxa

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

Helversen, O. von (1966b). Über die Homologie der Tasthaare bei Pseudoskorpionen (Arach.). Senckenbergiana Biologica 47: 185–195. -- Show included taxa

Redikorzev, V. (1924a). Pseudoscorpions nouveaux de l'Afrique Orientale tropicale. Entomologicheskoe obozrenie (Revue Russe d'Entomologie) 18: 187–200. -- 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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