Withius congicus (Beier, 1932)


Original combination: Allowithius congicus

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:e2d913eb-a524-4ef9-9bf6-87efaf2500b6

Taxonomic references

Allowithius congicus

Beier, 1932d: 53 original description
Beier, 1932e: 203–204, fig. 209
Roewer, 1937: 308
Beier, 1954d: 136
Beier, 1959d: 63
Beier, 1967d: 83
Beier, 1972a: 15
Spaull, 1979: 117

Stenowithius ugandanus Beier:

Caporiacco, 1949a: 318 (misidentification)

Withius congicus (Beier):

Mahnert, 1988a: 54–55, figs 15–16
Harvey, 1991a: 660
Mahnert, 2007: 304
Harvey, 2010a: 336

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

Congo - Kinshasa (Zaire)
Seychelles (Groupe d'Aldabra)
Yemen (Suqutra)
Type locality: Kananga (as Luluabourg), Kasai Occidental, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire).


Locality Lat Lon
1 Kananga -5.9 22.45
Type repository
  • Syntypes: 1 male, 1 female (Tervuren)
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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. (1954d). Pseudoscorpioniden aus dem Belgischen Congo. Annales du Musée du Congo Belge, Sciences Zoologiques 1: 132–139. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1959d). Pseudoscorpione aus dem Belgischen Congo gesammelt von Herrn N. Leleup. Annales du Musée du Congo Belge, Sciences Zoologiques 72: 5–69. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1967d). Pseudoskorpione aus dem tropischen Ostafrika (Kenya, Tansania, Uganda, etc.). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 70: 73–93. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1972a). Pseudoscorpionidea aus dem Parc National Garamba. In: Exploration Parc National de la Garamba, Mission H. de Saeger Hayez, Bruxelles 56: 2–19. -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1949a). Aracnidi della Colonia del Kenya raccolti da Toschi e Meneghetti negli anni 1944–1946. Commentationes Pontificiae Academia Scientarum 13: 309–492. -- Show included taxa

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

Harvey, M.S. (2010a). A synopsis of the smaller arachnid orders of the Seychelles islands (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones, Schizomida, Amblypygi and Palpigradi). In: Gerlach, J. and Marusik, Y. (ed.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles Islands Siri Scientific Press, Manchester: 331–340. -- Show included taxa

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

Spaull, V.W. (1979). Distribution of soil and litter arthropods on Aldabra Atoll. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (B) 285: 109–117. -- Show included taxa


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