Metawithius tonkinensis (Beier, 1951)


Original combination: Hyperwithius tonkinensis


Taxonomic references

Hyperwithius tonkinensis

Beier, 1951a: 100–102, figs 33, 34b original description
Harvey, 1991a: 646
Schawaller, 1995b: 1061
Jędryczkowski, 1998: 190
Harvey, 2004: 442
Zhao, Zhang, Jia and Zhu, 2011: 36

Metawithius tonkinensis (Beier):

Harvey, 2015b: 359
Johnson, Romero-Ortiz, Mathew, Sebastian, Joseph and Harvey, 2019: n/a, fig. 42

Distribution table
China (Sichuan)
Type locality: Lai Chau (as Lau Chau), Tonkin, Lai Chau, Vietnam.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Lai Chau 22.4 103.466666
Type repository
  • Syntypes: 1 male, 1 female, 2 nymphs (NHMW?)
Zoobank LSID


Beier, M. (1951a). Die Pseudoscorpione Indochinas. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, nouvelle série 1: 47–123. -- Show included taxa

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

Harvey, M.S. (2004). Remarks on the New World pseudoscorpion genera Parawithius and Victorwithius, with a new genus bearing a remarkable sternal modification (Pseudoscorpiones, Withiidae). Journal of Arachnology 32: 436–456. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (2015b). Revised diagnoses for the pseudoscorpion genera Metawithius and Microwithius, with the description of a new Australian genus, and notes on Withius (Pseudoscorpiones, Withiidae). Journal of Arachnology 43: 353–370. -- Show included taxa

Jędryczkowski, W.B. (1998). Pseudoscorpions (Pseudoscorpionida) of Vietnam. Fragmenta Faunistica 41: 183–192. -- Show included taxa

Johnson, J., Romero-Ortiz, C., Mathew, A.V., Sebastian, P.A., Joseph, M.M. & Harvey, M.S. (2019). A review of the pseudoscorpion genus Metawithius (Pseudoscorpiones: Withiidae) from the Indian subcontinent. Journal of Arachnology 47: 84–94. -- Show included taxa

Schawaller, W. (1995b). Review of the pseudoscorpion fauna of China (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 102: 1045–1064. -- Show included taxa

Zhao, Y.-W., Zhang, F., Jia, Y. & Zhu, M.-S. (2011). [A checklist of pseudoscorpions from China (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones)]. Acta Arachnologica Sinica 20: 3041. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-04-07 New taxonomic reference entry Johnson, Romero-Ortiz, Mathew, Sebastian, Joseph and Harvey, 2019