Synsphyronus hansenii (With, 1908)


Original combination: Garypus Hansenii


Genus type of Idiogarypus Chamberlin, 1943

Taxonomic references

Garypus hansenii

With, 1908b: 12–15, fig. 2, plate 1 figs 11–15, plate 2 figs 1–3 original description
Chamberlin, 1930: 612 (as Garypus hanseni)

Maorigarypus hansenii (With):

Beier, 1932a: 226–227
Chamberlin, 1934b: 6
Roewer, 1937: 268

Idiogarypus hansenii (With):

Chamberlin, 1943: 500

Synsphyronus (Maorigarypus) hansenii (With):

Morris, 1948a: 38–40, figs 1–5, 5a
Beier, 1954b: 11–12, fig. 3 (as Synsphyronus (Maorigarypus) hanseni)
Harvey, 1981b: 242
Harvey, 1985d: 144

Synsphyronus hansenii (With):

Dartnall, 1969: 2 (as Synsphyronus hanseni)
Dartnall, 1975: 5–6 (as Synsphyronus hanseni)
Harvey, 1987a: 23–26, figs 12–13, 66–80
Harvey, 1991a: 246
Judson, 1997a: 18–19
Harvey, Hillyer, Carvajal and Huey, 2020: 35, fig. 7

Not Synsphyronus hanseni (With):

Hickman and Hill, 1978: appendix a (misidentification; true identification unknown)

Synsphyronus (Maorigarypus) gisleni Beier, 1954 -- synonymised by Harvey, 1987a: 23
Synsphyronus (Maorigarypus) gisleni
Beier, 1954b: 9–10, fig. 2 (as Synsphyronus (Maorigarypus) gisléni) original description
Harvey, 1981b: 242
Harvey, 1985d: 144 (synonymised by Harvey, 1987a: 23)
Synsphyronus (Maorigarypus) fallaciosus Beier, 1966 -- synonymised by Harvey, 1987a: 23
Synsphyronus (Maorigarypus) fallaciosus
Beier, 1966a: 294–295, fig. 11 original description
Harvey, 1981b: 242 (in part)
Harvey, 1985d: 144 (in part) (synonymised by Harvey, 1987a: 23)
Not Synsphyronus fallaciosus Beier:
Beier, 1975b: 202 (misidentification; see Synsphyronus bounites Harvey)
Distribution table

Realm: Australasia

Australia (Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia)
Type locality: Tasmania, Australia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Tasmania (IMPRECISE) -42 147
Type repository
  • Holotype male (BMNH 1901.6.4.29)
Zoobank LSID


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

Beier, M. (1975b). Neue Pseudoskorpione aus Australien und Neu-Guinea. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 78: 203–213. -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, J.C. (1930). A synoptic classification of the false scorpions or chela-spinners, with a report on a cosmopolitan collection of the same. Part II. The Diplosphyronida (Arachnida-Chelonethida). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 5: 1–48, 585–620. -- 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

Chamberlin, J.C. (1943). The taxonomy of the false scorpion genus Synsphyronus with remarks of the sporadic loss of stability in generally constant morphological characters (Arachnida: Chelonethida). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 36: 486–500. -- Show included taxa

Dartnall, A.J. (1969). Pseudoscorpions. Tasmanian Naturalist 17: 2. -- Show included taxa

Dartnall, A.J. (1975). A note on the natural history of a pseudoscorpion. Tasmanian Naturalist 40: 5–6. -- 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. (1987a). A revision of the genus Synsphyronus Chamberlin (Garypidae: Pseudoscorpionida: Arachnida). Australian Journal of Zoology, Supplementary Series 126: 1–99. -- Show included taxa

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

Hickman, J.L. & Hill, L. (1978). Terrestrial invertebrates. In: Lower Gordon River scientific survey Hydro-electric Commission, Hobart. -- 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

Morris, J.C.H. (1948a). The taxonomic position of Idiogarypus hansenii (With). Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1947: 37–41. -- 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. (1908b). Remarks on the Chelonethi. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den Naturhistorisk Forening i Kjøbenhavn (6) 10: 1–25. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S., Hillyer, M.J., Carvajal, J.I. & Huey, J.A. (2020). Supralittoral pseudoscorpions of the genus Garypus (Pseudoscorpiones: Garypidae) from the Indo-West Pacific region, with a review of the subfamily classification of Garypidae. Invertebrate Systematics 34: 34–87. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2021-12-23 New taxonomic reference entry Harvey, Hillyer, Carvajal and Huey, 2020