Protochelifer novaezealandiae Beier, 1948


Original combination: Protochelifer novae-zealandiae


Genus type of Protochelifer Beier, 1948

Taxonomic references

Protochelifer novaezealandiae

Beier, 1948c: 554–555, figs 16–18 (as Protochelifer novae-zealandiae) original description
Beier, 1976f: 242–243
Harvey, 1991a: 524
Judson, 1997a: 30
Sirvid, Zhang, Harvey, Rhode, Cook, Bartsch and Staples, 2010: 89

Protochelifer maori Chamberlin, 1949 -- synonymised by Beier, 1976f: 243
Protochelifer maori
Chamberlin, 1949: 43–46, figs 12a–I (synonymised by Beier, 1976f: 243) original description
Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

New Zealand
Type locality: Kingston, Lake Wakatipu (as Watipu), Otago, South Island, New Zealand.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Kingston -45.333333 168.716666
Type repository
  • Holotype male (BMNH)
Zoobank LSID


Beier, M. (1948c). Über Pseudoscorpione der australischen Region. Eos, Madrid 24: 525–562. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1976f). The pseudoscorpions of New Zealand, Norfolk and Lord Howe. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 3: 199–246. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1949). New and little-known false scorpions from various parts of the world (Arachnida, Chelonethida), with notes on structural abnormalities in two species. American Museum Novitates 1430: 1–57. -- 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

Sirvid, P.J., Zhang, Z.-Q., Harvey, M.S., Rhode, B.E., Cook, D.R., Bartsch, I. & Staples, D.A. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda, Chelicerata, horseshoe crabs, arachnids and sea spiders. In: Gordon, D. (ed.) The New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: a Species 2000 Symposium review Canterbury University Press, Christchurch 1: 50–89. -- Show included taxa


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