Geogarypus indicus (Beier, 1930)


Original combination: Garypus indicus


Genus type of Indogarypus Beier, 1957

Taxonomic references

Garypus indicus

Beier, 1930e: 290–291, figs 3, 4a–b original description

Geogarypus (Geogarypus) indicus (Beier):

Beier, 1932a: 235, fig. 262
Roewer, 1937: 270

Geogarypus (Indogarypus) indicus (Beier):

Beier, 1957d: 25
Murthy and Ananthakrishnan, 1977: 108

Geogarypus indicus (Beier):

Beier, 1973d: 46
Beier, 1974e: 1007–1008
Novák and Harvey, 2019: 125–127, figs 1A–I

Indogarypus indicus (Beier):

Harvey, 1986: 759, fig. 3
Harvey, 1991a: 260

Distribution table

Realm: Indo-Malaya

Sri Lanka
Type locality: Travancore, Kerala, India.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Travancore (IMPRECISE) 8.5 77
Type repository
  • Holotype female (SMF, Roewer No. 1938/20)
Zoobank LSID


Beier, M. (1930e). Die Pseudoskorpione der Sammlung Roewer. Zoologischer Anzeiger 91: 284–300. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1932a). Pseudoscorpionidea I. Subord. Chthoniinea et Neobisiinea. Tierreich 57: i–xx, 1–258. -- Show included taxa

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

Beier, M. (1973d). Pseudoscorpionidea von Ceylon. Entomologica Scandinavica, Supplement 4: 39–55. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1974e). Pseudoscorpione aus Südindien des Naturhistorischen Museums in Genf. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 81: 999–1017. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1986). The Australian Geogarypidae, new status, with a review of the generic classification (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Australian Journal of Zoology 34: 753–778. -- Show included taxa

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

Murthy, V.A. & Ananthakrishnan, T.N. (1977). Indian Chelonethi. Oriental Insects Monograph 4: 1–210. -- Show included taxa

Novák, J. & Harvey, M.S. (2019). The status of the pseudoscorpion genus Indogarypus Beier, 1957 with new descriptions of three species of Geogarypus Chamberlin, 1930 (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones: Geogarypidae). Journal of Arachnology 47: 124–131. -- 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

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-10-15 Transferred to other genus after syn. gen Novák and Harvey, 2019
2022-10-15 New taxonomic reference entry Novák and Harvey, 2019