Anatemnus javanus (Thorell, 1883)


Original combination: Chelifer javanus


Genus type of Anatemnus Beier, 1932

Taxonomic references

Chelifer javanus

Thorell, 1883: 37–40 original description
With, 1905: 137, plate 8 fig. 1a
With, 1906: 184–185
With, 1907: 59–62, figs 13–14
Ellingsen, 1911b: 141
Ellingsen, 1913b: 127
Ellingsen, 1914: 3
Kästner, 1927b: n/a, fig. 6

Chelifer (Lamprochernes) javanus Thorell:

Simon, 1901: 79

Anatemnus javanus (Thorell):

Beier, 1932b: 579–580
Beier, 1932e: 49, fig. 58
Roewer, 1937: 283, fig. 201b
Harvey, 1991a: 451–452
Klausen, 2005: 643, fig. 24

Not Chelifer javanus Thorell:

Pocock, 1900: 156 (misidentification; see Paratemnoides pococki (With))

Not Chelifer (Atemnus) javanus Thorell:

Ellingsen, 1910a: 358 (misidentification; see Anatemnus novaguineensis (With))

Distribution table

Realm: Australasia; Indo-Malaya

Indonesia (Java)
Papua New Guinea
Sri Lanka
Type locality: Cibodas (as Tcibodas), Jawa Barat, Java, Indonesia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Cibodas -6.75 107.016666
Type repository
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Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1910a). Die Pseudoskorpione des Berliner Museums. Mitteilung aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 4: 357–423. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1911b). Pseudoscorpions collected by Leonardo Fea in Birma. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (3a) 5: 141–144. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1913b). Chelifera. Zoological results of the Abor expedition. Records of the Indian Museum 8: 127. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1914). On the pseudoscorpions of the Indian Museum, Calcutta. Records of the Indian Museum 10: 1–14. -- Show included taxa

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

Kästner, A. (1927b). Pseudoscorpiones. In: Schulze, P. (ed.) Biologie der Tiere Deutschlands Gebrüder Borntraeger, Berlin 18: 1–68. -- Show included taxa

Klausen, F.E. (2005). The male genitalia of the family Atemnidae (Pseudoscorpiones). Journal of Arachnology 33: 641–662. -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R.I. (1900). Chilopoda, Diplopoda, and Arachnida. In: Andrews, C.W. (ed.) A monograph of Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) British Museum (Natural History), London: 153–162. -- 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

Simon, E. (1901). On the Arachnida collected during the "Skeat Expedition" to the Malay Peninsula, 1899–1900. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 71: 45–84. -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1883). Descrizione di alcuni Aracnidi inferiori dell'Arcipelago Malese. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 18: 21–69. -- Show included taxa

With, C.J. (1905). On Chelonethi, chiefly from the Australian region, in the collection of the British Museum, with observations on the "coxal sac" and on some cases of abnormal segmentation. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 15: 94–143, 328. -- Show included taxa

With, C.J. (1906). The Danish expedition to Siam 1899–1900. III. Chelonethi. An account of the Indian false-scorpions together with studies on the anatomy and classification of the order. Oversigt over det Konigelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger (7) 3: 1–214. -- Show included taxa

With, C.J. (1907). On some new species of the Cheliferidae, Hans., and Garypidae, Hans., in the British Museum. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 30: 49–85. -- Show included taxa


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