Stenochelifer socotrensis (With, 1905)


Original combination: Chelifer socotrensis


Taxonomic references

Chelifer socotrensis

With, 1905: 112–116, plate 7 figs 4a–h original description
With, 1906: 50
Ellingsen, 1912b: 85
Kästner, 1927b: n/a, fig. 8

Hansenius socotrensis (With):

Chamberlin, 1932a: 21
Beier, 1932e: 271
Roewer, 1937: 316
Harvey, 1991a: 503

Stenochelifer socotrensis (With):

Judson, 1997a: 41
Mahnert, 2007: 305, figs 89–95

Distribution table
Yemen (Suqutra)
Type locality: Suqutra (as ), Yemen.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Suqutra (IMPRECISE) 12.5 54
Type repository
  • Syntypes: 2 male, 1 female (BMNH 1881.100)
Zoobank LSID


Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- 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. (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

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

Kästner, A. (1927b). Pseudoscorpiones. In: Schulze, P. (ed.) Biologie der Tiere Deutschlands Gebrüder Borntraeger, Berlin 18: 1–68. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (2007). Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) of the Socotra Archipelago, Yemen. Fauna of Arabia 23: 271–307. -- 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. (1905). On Chelonethi, chiefly from the Australian region, in the collection of the British Museum, with observations on the "coxal sac" and on some cases of abnormal segmentation. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 15: 94–143, 328. -- Show included taxa

With, C.J. (1906). The Danish expedition to Siam 1899–1900. III. Chelonethi. An account of the Indian false-scorpions together with studies on the anatomy and classification of the order. Oversigt over det Konigelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger (7) 3: 1–214. -- Show included taxa


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