Withius australasiae (Beier, 1932)


Original combination: Allowithius australasiae

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:f9bfc52e-aa5a-412f-86e6-2849c4b53124

Taxonomic references

Chelifer (Chelifer) simoni Balzan:

Ellingsen, 1910a: 387 (misidentification, in part)

Allowithius australasiae

Beier, 1932d: 54–55 original description
Beier, 1932e: 206, fig. 212
Chamberlin, 1934b: 11
Roewer, 1937: 308
Beier, 1957d: 63–64
Beier, 1971b: 367

Withius australasiae (Beier):

Harvey, 1991a: 659

Distribution table

Realm: Australasia; Oceania; Indo-Malaya

Marshall Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Type locality: Jaluit Atoll, Jaluit Atoll, Marshall Islands.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Jaluit Atoll 6.016666 169.516666
Type repository
  • Holotype female (ZMB)
Zoobank LSID



Beier, M. (1932d). Zur Kenntnis der Cheliferidae (Pseudoscorpionidea). Zoologischer Anzeiger 100: 53–67. -- Show included taxa

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

Beier, M. (1957d). Pseudoscorpionida. Insects of Micronesia 3(1): 1–64. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1971b). Pseudoskorpione unter Araucarien-Rinde in Neu-Guinea. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 75: 367–373. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1934b). Check list of the false scorpions of Oceania. Occasional Papers of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum 10(22): 1–14. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1910a). Die Pseudoskorpione des Berliner Museums. Mitteilung aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 4: 357–423. -- Show included taxa

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


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