Caffrowithius natalensis (Beier, 1947)


Original combination: Pselaphochernes natalensis


Taxonomic references

Pselaphochernes natalensis

Beier, 1947b: 328–329, fig. 34 original description
Beier, 1955l: 312 (in part; see Caffrowithius biseriatus Mahnert)
Beier, 1958a: 175–176, fig. 9
Haddad and Dippenaar-Schoeman, 2009: 9

Caffrowithius concinnus (Tullgren):

Beier, 1964k: 74 (in part)

Caffrowithius natalensis (Beier):

Mahnert, 1983c: 508–509, figs 7–11
Harvey, 1991a: 551
Judson, 1997a: 29
Haddad and Dippenaar-Schoeman, 2009: 9

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

South Africa
Type locality: Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Estcourt -29 29.883333
Type repository
  • Holotype: 1 female (BMNH)
Zoobank LSID


Beier, M. (1947b). Zur Kenntnis der Pseudoscorpionidenfauna des südlichen Afrika, insbesondere der südwest- und südafrikanischen Trockengebiete. Eos, Madrid 23: 285–339. -- Show included taxa

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. (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

Haddad, C.R. & Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S. (2009). A checklist of the non-acarine arachnids (Chelicerata: Arachnida) of the De Hoop Nature Reserve, Western Cape Province, South Africa. Koedoe 51(2): 1–9. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1991a). Catalogue of the Pseudoscorpionida. Manchester University Press, Manchester. -- 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. (1983c). The genus Caffrowithius Beier, 1932, with the description of a new species from South Africa (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). Annals of the Natal Museum 25: 501–510. -- Show included taxa


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