Chelifer kewi Ellingsen, 1907


Original combination: Chelifer Kewi


Genus type of Hansenius Chamberlin, 1932

Junior synonym of: Hansenius torulosus Tullgren, 1907

Taxonomic references

Chelifer kewi

Ellingsen, 1907a: 162–164 (synonymised by Beier, 1955l: 320) original description
Ellingsen, 1912b: 83, 93
Godfrey, 1927: 18

Hansenius kewi (Ellingsen):

Chamberlin, 1932a: 20
Beier, 1932e: 269
Roewer, 1937: 316

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

Type locality: Witte Hart (as Witte Hardt), Nuweveldberge (as Nieuwveldt), Western Cape, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Witte Hart (farm) -32.05 22.483333
Type repository
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Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- 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

Chamberlin, J.C. (1932a). A synoptic revision of the generic classification of the chelonethid family Cheliferidae Simon (Arachnida) (continued). Canadian Entomologist 64: 17–21, 35–39. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1907a). Notes on pseudoscorpions, British and foreign. Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club (2) 10: 155–172. -- 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

Godfrey, R. (1927). The false-scorpions of Lovedale. South African Outlook 57: 17–18. -- 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

Date Type Reference Old value
2023-11-03 Taxonomic reference update Ellingsen, 1907
2023-11-03 Taxonomic reference update Godfrey, 1927