Withius abyssinicus (Beier, 1944)


Original combination: Allowithius abyssinicus

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:66d92235-55e3-4a83-983f-ce993364f938

Taxonomic references

Allowithius abyssinicus

Beier, 1944: 202–203, fig. 19 original description
Beier, 1967d: 83

Withius abyssinicus (Beier):

Mahnert, 1988a: 62–63
Harvey, 1991a: 658
Judson, 1997a: 7
Beron, 2002: 39

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

Type locality: near Jemme (as Djem-Djem), Oromia, Ethiopia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 ca. 60 km W. of Addis Ababa 9.05 38.2
Type repository
  • Holotype male (BMNH)
Zoobank LSID



Beier, M. (1944). Über Pseudoscorpioniden aus Ostafrika. Eos, Madrid 20: 173–212. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1967d). Pseudoskorpione aus dem tropischen Ostafrika (Kenya, Tansania, Uganda, etc.). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 70: 73–93. -- Show included taxa

Beron, P. (2002). On the high altitude pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida) in the Old World. Historia Naturalis Bulgarica 14: 29–44. -- Show included taxa

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

Mahnert, V. (1988a). Die Pseudoskorpione (Arachnida) Kenyas. Familien Withiidae und Cheliferidae. Tropical Zoology 1: 39–89. -- Show included taxa


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