Protochelifer cavernarum Beier, 1967


Original combination: Protochelifer cavernarum


Taxonomic references

Protochelifer cavernarum

Beier, 1967a: 203–205, fig. 4 original description
Beier, 1968a: 764
Beier, 1969a: 187
Richards, 1971: 18, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 30, 34, 35, 36, 43, 48, fig. 4a
Beier, 1975b: 203
Harvey, 1981b: 245
Harvey, 1985d: 131–132
Howarth, 1988a: 80
Harvey, 1991a: 524
Moulds, 2004: 12

Protochelifer cavernarum aitkeni Beier, 1968 -- synonymised by Harvey, 1981b: 245
Protochelifer cavernarum aitkeni
Beier, 1968a: 764–765, fig. 6 original description
Beier, 1969a: 187 (synonymised by Harvey, 1981b: 245)
Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia)
Type locality: Murder Cave, Cliefden, New South Wales, Australia. Belfry Cave, Timor, New South Wales, Australia. Timor Caves, Timor, New South Wales, Australia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Murder Cave -33.58179 148.9012
2 Belfry Cave -31.68333 151.13333
3 Timor Caves -31.68333 151.13333
Type repository

Beier, M. (1967a). Some Pseudoscorpionidea from Australia, chiefly from caves. Australian Zoologist 14: 199–205. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1968a). Some cave-dwelling Pseudoscorpionidea from Australia and New Caledonia. Records of the South Australian Museum 15: 757–765. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1969a). Neue Pseudoskorpione aus Australien. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 73: 171–187. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1975b). Neue Pseudoskorpione aus Australien und Neu-Guinea. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 78: 203–213. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1981b). A checklist of the Australian Pseudoscorpionida. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5: 237–252. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1985d). Pseudoscorpionida. In: Walton, D.W. (ed.) Zoological catalogue of Australia Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra 3: 126–155. -- Show included taxa

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

Howarth, F.G. (1988a). Environmental ecology of north Queensland caves: or why are there so many troglobites in Australia? In: Pearson, L. (ed.) Australian Speleological Federation Tropicon Conference, Lake Tinaroo, Far North Queensland Australian Speleological Federation, Cairns: 76–84. -- Show included taxa

Moulds, T. (2004). Review of Australian cave guano ecosystems with a checklist of guano invertebrates. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 125: 1–42. -- Show included taxa

Richards, A.M. (1971). An ecological study of the cavernicolous fauna of the Nullarbor Plain, southern Australia. Journal of Zoology, London 164: 1–60. -- Show included taxa


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