Cyrtowithius capensis Beier, 1955


Original combination: Cyrtowithius capensis


Genus type of Cyrtowithius Beier, 1955

Taxonomic references

Chelifer tumuliferus Tullgren:

Ellingsen, 1912b: 85, 100–101 (misidentification)

Cyrtowithius capensis

Beier, 1955l: 316–317, figs 30–31 original description
Harvey, 1991a: 642

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

South Africa
Type locality: Yzerfontein, Western Cape, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Yzerfontein -33.333333 18.166666
Type repository
  • Syntypes: 4 males, 2 females, 4 juveniles (Lund, NHMW)

Beier, M. (1955l). Pseudoscorpionidea. In: Hanstrom, B., Brinck, P. and Rudebeck, G. (ed.) South African animal life. Results of the Lund Expedition in 1950–1951 Almquist and Wiksell, Stockholm 1: 263–328. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1912b). The pseudoscorpions of South Africa, based on the collections of the South African Museum, Cape Town. Annals of the South African Museum 10: 75–128. -- Show included taxa

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


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