Withius ascensionis (Beier, 1961)


Original combination: Allowithius ascensionis

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:d07fca23-76b9-4896-987a-6a4e5fa1ea4f

Taxonomic references

Allowithius ascensionis

Beier, 1961c: 596–597, fig. 2 original description
Duffey, 1964: 240, 250
Ashmole and Ashmole, 1997: 579

Withius ascensionis (Beier):

Harvey, 1991a: 659
Judson, 1997a: 9

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

St. Helena (Ascension Island)
Type locality: Spire Beach, Ascension Island, Saint Helena.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Spire Beach -7.933333 -14.316666
Type repository
  • Holotype female (BMNH 1964.8.17.1)
Zoobank LSID



Ashmole, N.P. & Ashmole, M.J. (1997). The land fauna of Ascension Island: new data from caves and lava flows, and a reconstruction of the prehistoric ecosystem. Journal of Biogeography 24: 549–589. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1961c). Pseudoscorpione von der Insel Ascension. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (13) 3: 593–598. -- Show included taxa

Duffey, E. (1964). The terrestrial ecology of Ascencion Island. Journal of Applied Ecology 1: 219–251. -- 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


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