Lophodactylus rex (With, 1908)


Original combination: Chelifer rex

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:edef19a5-7825-46d8-bfa6-44cfa80a3c15

Genus type of Lophodactylus Chamberlin, 1932

Taxonomic references

Chelifer rex

With, 1908a: 225–228, figs 2a–e original description
Chamberlin, 1931a: 125, fig. 39n

Lophodactylus rex (With):

Chamberlin, 1932a: 21
Beier, 1932e: 274
Roewer, 1937: 316
Harvey, 1991a: 515
Judson, 1997a: 37

Distribution table

Realm: Neotropic

Type locality: Brazil.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Brazil (IMPRECISE) -10 -52
Type repository
  • Syntypes: 4 male, 1 female, 1 nymph (BMNH); 1 ? (ZMUC)
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Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

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

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

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

With, C.J. (1908a). An account of the South-American Cheliferinae in the collections of the British and Copenhagen Museums. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 18: 217–340. -- Show included taxa


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