Conicochernes brevispinosus (L. Koch and Keyserling, 1885)


Original combination: Chelifer brevispinosus


Genus type of Conicochernes Beier, 1948

Taxonomic references

Chelifer brevispinosus

Koch and Keyserling, 1885: 46–47, plate 4 figs 4, 4a–b original description
With, 1905: 110
Froggatt, 1935: 119, fig. 49

Haplochernes brevispinosus (L. Koch and Keyserling):

Beier, 1932e: 111
Chamberlin, 1934b: 9
Roewer, 1937: 295

Thalassochernes brevispinosus (L. Koch and Keyserling):

Beier, 1940a: 182

Conicochernes brevispinosus (L. Koch and Keyserling):

Beier, 1948c: 533–535, fig. 5
Beier, 1966a: 297
Harvey, 1981b: 246
Harvey, 1985d: 134
Harvey, 1991a: 563–564
Judson, 1997a: 12

Chelifer keyserlingi With, 1907 -- synonymised by Beier, 1954b: 24
Chelifer keyserlingi
With, 1907: 53–55, figs 3–5 original description
Judson, 1997a: 22–23 (as synonym of Conicochernes brevispinosus (L. Koch and Keyserling)) (synonymised by Beier, 1954b: 24);
Haplochernes keyserlingi (With):
Beier, 1932e: 112
Chamberlin, 1934b: 9
Roewer, 1937: 295
Chelifer (Lamprochernes) silvestrii Beier, 1930 -- synonymised by Beier, 1948c: 533
Chelifer (Lamprochernes) silvestrii
Beier, 1930d: 198–199, figs 2a–b (synonymised by Beier, 1948c: 533) original description
Austrochernes silvestrii (Beier):
Beier, 1932e: 171, fig. 179
Chamberlin, 1934b: 10
Roewer, 1937: 301
Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

Australia (Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria)
Type locality: Gayndah, Queensland, Australia. Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia. Peak Downs (as Peack Downs), Queensland, Australia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Gayndah -25.616666 151.616666
2 Rockhampton, Peak Downs -23.383333 150.483333
3 ? -22.933333 148.083333
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Beier, M. (1930d). Alcuni Pseudoscorpioni esotici raccolti dal Prof. F. Silvestri. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria del R. Istituto Superiore Agrario in Portici 23: 197–209. -- Show included taxa

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

Beier, M. (1940a). Die Pseudoscorpionidenfauna der landfernen Inseln. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere 74: 161–192. -- Show included taxa

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

Beier, M. (1954b). Report from Prof. T. Gislén's expedition to Australia in 1951–1952. 7. Pseudoscorpionidea. Acta Universitatis Lundensis, nova series (2) 50: 1–26. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1966a). On the Pseudoscorpionidea of Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology 14: 275–303. -- 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

Froggatt, W.W. (1935). Australian spiders and their allies. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Sydney. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1981b). A checklist of the Australian Pseudoscorpionida. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5: 237–252. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1985d). Pseudoscorpionida. In: Walton, D.W. (ed.) Zoological catalogue of Australia Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra 3: 126–155. -- 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

Koch, L. & Keyserling, E. (1885). Die Arachniden Australiens. In: Bauer und Raspe, Nürnberg 2: 1–51. -- 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. (1907). On some new species of the Cheliferidae, Hans., and Garypidae, Hans., in the British Museum. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 30: 49–85. -- Show included taxa


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