Withius transvaalensis (Beier, 1953)


Original combination: Xenowithius transvaalensis

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:b1366d1d-a607-4cda-a701-134162f621af

Genus type of Xenowithius Beier, 1953

Taxonomic references

Xenowithius transvaalensis

Beier, 1953c: 76–77, fig. 2 original description

Withius transvaalensis (Beier):

Mahnert, 1988a: 65–66
Harvey, 1991a: 665–666

Not Xenowithius transvaalensis Beier:

Mahnert, 1975b: n/a, fig. 6b (misidentification = Sphaerowithius ansieae Harvey and Mahnert, 2015)

Not Nannowithius transvaalensis (Beier):

Strinati, 1977: 104 (misidentification = Sphaerowithius ansieae Harvey and Mahnert, 2015)

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

South Africa
Type locality: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Johannesburg -26.2 28.083333
Type repository
  • Holotype female (NHMW)
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Beier, M. (1953c). Ueber einige phoretische und phagophile afrikanische Pseudoscorpione. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 48: 73–78. -- Show included taxa

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

Mahnert, V. (1975b). Pseudoskorpione der Insel Réunion und von T.F.A.I. (Djibouti). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 82: 539–561. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (1988a). Die Pseudoskorpione (Arachnida) Kenyas. Familien Withiidae und Cheliferidae. Tropical Zoology 1: 39–89. -- Show included taxa

Strinati, P. (1977). Recherches biospeologiques au sud-ouest Africain. In: Comunicacions del 6è. Simposium d'Espeleologia. Bioespeleologia, Terrassa: 103–104. -- Show included taxa


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