Feaella (Tetrafeaella) affinis Hirst, 1911


Original combination: Feaella affinis

Subgenus Tetrafeaella

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:f2388803-57a5-4a36-89cd-8ebff335ba64

Taxonomic references

Feaella affinis

Hirst, 1911: 394–395, fig. 11 original description
Hirst, 1913: 37
Chamberlin, 1931a: 234
Beier, 1932a: 243
Roewer, 1937: 272
Mahnert, 1978d: 879–880, figs 21–23

Feaella (Tetrafeaella) affinis Hirst:

Beier, 1955c: 546
Harvey, 1991a: 231
Judson, 1997a: 8
Harvey, 2001b: 691
Harvey, 2010a: 332
Novák, Lorenz and Harms, 2020: 777

Not Feaella affinis Hirst:

Ellingsen, 1914: 13–14 (misidentification; see Feaella (Tetrafeaella) indica Chamberlin)

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

Type locality: Silhouette Island, La Digue and Inner Islands, Seychelles. Praslin Island, , Seychelles.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Silhouette Island -4.5 55.233333
2 Praslin Island -4.31666 55.73333
Type repository
Zoobank LSID



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

Beier, M. (1955c). Pseudoscorpionidea, gesammelt während der schwedischen Expeditionen nach Ostafrika 1937–38 und 1948. Arkiv för Zoologi (2) 7: 527–558. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1931a). The arachnid order Chelonethida. Stanford University Publications, Biological Sciences 7(1): 1–284. -- 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

Harvey, M.S. (2001b). The Schizomida (Arachnida) of the Seychelle Islands. Invertebrate Taxonomy 15: 681–693. doi: https://doi.org/10.1071/IT01006 -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (2010a). A synopsis of the smaller arachnid orders of the Seychelles islands (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones, Schizomida, Amblypygi and Palpigradi). In: Gerlach, J. and Marusik, Y. (ed.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles Islands Siri Scientific Press, Manchester: 331–340. -- Show included taxa

Hirst, S. (1911). The Araneae, Opiliones and Pseudoscorpiones. In: Reports of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905, under the leadership of Mr J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A. (vol. 3(18)). Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology (2) 14: 379–395. -- Show included taxa

Hirst, S. (1913). Second report on the Arachnida - The Scorpions, Pedipalpi and supplementary notes on the Opiliones and Pseudoscorpions. In: Reports of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905, under the leadership of Mr J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A. (vol. 5(2)). Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology (2) 16: 31–37. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1914.tb00122.x -- 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

Mahnert, V. (1978d). Contributions à l'étude de la faune terrestre des îles granitiques de l'archipel des Séchelles. Pseudoscorpiones.. Revue de Zoologie Africaine 92: 867–888. -- 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

Novák, J., Lorenz, M. & Harms, D. (2020). Feaella (Tetrafeaella) obscura sp. nov. – a new pseudoscorpion species from the Maldives (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones), and an updated identification key to the subgenus Feaella (Tetrafeaella). Zoosystematics and Evolution 96: 769–779. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-10-16 New taxonomic reference entry Novák, Lorenz and Harms, 2020