Cryptocheiridium (Cryptocheiridium) formosanum (Ellingsen, 1912)


Original combination: Cheiridium formosanum

Subgenus Cryptocheiridium


Taxonomic references

Cheiridium formosanum

Ellingsen, 1912a: 123–125 original description

Cryptocheiridium formosanum (Ellingsen):

Chamberlin, 1931a: 238
Beier, 1932e: 15
Roewer, 1937: 277
Schawaller, 1981d: n/a, figs 11–12
Lin, Huang, Liu and Chang, 2022: 9

Cryptocheiridium (Cryptocheiridium) formosanum (Ellingsen):

Harvey, 1991a: 441
Zhao, Zhang, Jia and Zhu, 2011: 34

Distribution table

Realm: Indo-Malaya

Type locality: Kaohsiung (as Takao), Kao-hsiung, Taiwan.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Kao-hsiung 22.616666 120.3
Type repository
Zoobank LSID


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

Chamberlin, J.C. (1931a). The arachnid order Chelonethida. Stanford University Publications, Biological Sciences 7(1): 1–284. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1912a). H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute. Pseudoscorpions from Formosa. I. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne 50: 121–128. -- 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

Schawaller, W. (1981d). Cheiridiidae in Dominikanischem Bernstein, mit Anmerkungen zur morphologischen Variabilität (Stuttgarter Bernsteinsammlung: Arachnida, Pseudoscorpionidea). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde (B) 75: 1–14. -- 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

Lin, H.Y., Huang, J.X., Liu, H.H. & Chang, C.-H. (2022). Two new pseudoscorpion species of the coastal genus Garypus L. Koch, 1873 (Garypidae) and an updated checklist of the Pseudoscorpiones of Taiwan. Zoological Studies 61(24): 1–13. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-09-26 New taxonomic reference entry Lin, Huang, Liu and Chang, 2022