Withius piger (Simon, 1878)

SPECIES |   ACCEPTED

Original combination: Chelifer piger

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:5452f059-dfd0-43eb-b611-7c38658f9113


Taxonomic references

Chelifer piger

Simon, 1878a: 148–149 original description

Chelifer peculiaris L. Koch:

Pickard-Cambridge, 1889: 111 (misidentification)

Withius piger (Simon):

Vachon, 1970: 186–188, figs 1, 3–6
Heurtault, 1971a: 699–703, 707, figs 22–25, 27
Heurtault, 1971b: 1039–1040, 1045–1046, figs 3a–b, 10a, 11, 12a–b
Mahnert, 1975c: 196
Thaler, 1979: 52
Mahnert, 1980a: 259
Jones, 1980c: n/a, map 24
Harvey, 1981b: 245
Pieper, 1981: 4
Callaini, 1983c: 308–310, figs 3d–f
Callaini, 1986e: 254
Harvey, 1985d: 155
Callaini, 1987b: 274
Callaini, 1988b: 56–57
Legg and Jones, 1988: 129–130, figs 33a, 33b(a–i)
Schaefer, 1988: 99
Schawaller and Dashdamirov, 1988: 44, figs 80–81
Muchmore, 1990a: 522, figs. 18.87, 18.89
Weygoldt, 1990: n/a, fig. 8D
Harvey, 1991a: 663–664
Pieper, 1991: 218
Dashdamirov and Schawaller, 1992b: 60
Gärdenfors and Wilander, 1992: 29–30, fig. 3f
Harvey, 1992c: n/a, figs 205–210
Hogue, 1993: 501
Proctor, 1993: 156 (as Withius subpiger [sic])
Judson, 1994a: n/a, figs 9c–d
Gardini, 1995a: 6
Platen, Blick, Bliss, Drogla, Malten, Martens, Sacher and Wunderlich, 1995: 54
Schawaller, 1995b: 1062
Mahnert, 1997: 576
Poinar, Ćurčić and Cokendolpher, 1998: 90
Bowler, Bullock, Cadbury, Gerlach and Hunter, 1999: 49
Gardini, 2000: 114–115
Harvey, 2001b: 691
Delfosse, 2003b: 39
Ceballos, 2004: 429
Harvey, 2004: 443
Mahnert, 2004: 465
Ozimec, 2004: 389
Pinto, Ribeiro, Silveira Jr and Bernardi, 2005: 115–118 (as Whitius [sic] piger)
Stol, 2005: 14, 33, fig. 18, map 26
Tooren, 2005b: 97
Pascual-Villalobos, Baz and Del Estal, 2005: 233
Pascual-Villalobos, 2006: 1083–1086 (as Whitius [sic] piger)
Zaragoza, 2007a: 63
Holmen and Scharff, 2008: 68
Kunt, Bayram, Yağmur and Danısman, 2008: 81
Harvey, 2010a: 336
Sirvid, Zhang, Harvey, Rhode, Cook, Bartsch and Staples, 2010: 89
Turienzo, Iorio and Mahnert, 2010: 561, 578
Hernández-Teixidor, Castro-Urgal, Txasko, Macías-Hernández and Oromí, 2011: 85
Mahnert, 2011a: 44
Mahnert, 2011d: 37
Zhao, Zhang, Jia and Zhu, 2011: 36
Córdova-Tabares and Villegas-Guzmán, 2013: 602, 610
Mahnert, 2014: 197–198, figs 74–75
Mahnert, Sharaf and Aldawood, 2014: 392
Villegas-Guzmán, 2015: 78
Armas, Alegre B., Barba D., Rodríguez-Cabrera, Alayón G. and Peréz G., 2017: 219

Not Atemnus piger (Simon):

Beier, 1930a: 209–210 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus Redikorzev)

Not Miratemnus piger (Simon):

Beier, 1932b: 610 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus)
Beier, 1932e: 79–80, fig. 99 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus)
Roewer, 1937: 285 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus)

Not Diplotemnus piger (Simon):

Beier, 1946: 568–569 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus)
Beier, 1957b: 147 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus)
Verner, 1959: 61–63, figs 1–2 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus)
Beier, 1963b: 248, fig. 251 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus)
Beier, 1963g: 272 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus)
Beier, 1965b: 373 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus)
Beron, 1968: 104 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus)
Beier, 1971a: 363 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus)
Schawaller and Dashdamirov, 1988: 34, figs 56–57 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus)
Schawaller, 1989: 16–17, figs 38–42 (misidentification; see Diplotemnus ophthalmicus)

Distribution
Distribution table
Algeria
Australia (New South Wales)
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bermuda
Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul)
Chad
Chile
China (Guangdong)
Croatia
Cuba
Denmark
Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Egypt
France (mainland)
Germany
Ghana
Hungary
India
Italy (mainland, Sardinia, Sicily)
Libya
Malta
Mexico
Morocco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Philippines
Portugal (Madeira)
Samoa
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Seychelles
Solomon Islands
Spain (mainland, Islas Baleares, Islas Canarias)
Sri Lanka
St. Helena
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tanzania
Tunisia
Turkey
UK
US (Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina)
Type locality: Bou Saâda (as Bou-Saada), M'Sila, Algeria.

Coordinates

Locality Lat Lon
1 Bou Saâda 35.216666 4.183333
Type repository
  • Holotype female (MNHN)
Zoobank LSID

urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:9D3E8E9B-59FD-4E07-A44A-9AA2C0D8BF22

References

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Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1946). Some pseudoscorpions from the Upper Nile Territory. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11) 13: 567–571. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1957b). Pseudoscorpione gesammelt von Dr. K. Lindberg 1956. Förhandlingar vid Kungliga Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund 27: 145–151. -- Show included taxa

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Beier, M. (1963g). Pseudoskorpione aus Anatolien. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 66: 267–277. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1965b). Pseudoskorpione aus dem Tschad-Gebiet. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 68: 365–374. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1971a). Pseudoskorpione aus dem Iran. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 75: 357–366. -- Show included taxa

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Bowler, J., Bullock, I., Cadbury, J., Gerlach, J. & Hunter, J. (1999). The ecology and conservation of the Aride island, Seychelles. Phelsuma 7: 37–55. -- Show included taxa

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Callaini, G. (1986e). Pseudoscorpioni dell'Italia settentrionale nel Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona (Arachnida). Notulae Chernetologicae XIX. Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Verona 12: 229–255. -- Show included taxa

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Callaini, G. (1988b). Gli Pseudoscorpioni del Marocco. (Notulae Chernetologicae, XXVII). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 87: 31–66. -- Show included taxa

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Dashdamirov, S. & Schawaller, W. (1992b). [Pseudoscorpions of the Caucasian fauna (Arachnida Pseudoscorpionida)]. Arthropoda Selecta 1(4): 31–72. -- Show included taxa

Delfosse, E. (2003b). Catalogue préliminaire des Pseudoscorpions de France métropolitaine (Arachnida Pseudoscorpiones). Bulletin de Phyllie 17: 24–48. -- Show included taxa

Gärdenfors, U. & Wilander, P. (1992). Sveriges klokrypare med nyckel till arterna. Entomologisk Tidskrift 113: 20–35. -- Show included taxa

Gardini, G. (1995a). Arachnida Pseudoscorpionida. In: Minelli, A, Ruffo, S. and La Posta, S. (ed.) Checklist delle specie della fauna Italiana Calderini, Bologna 22: 1–8. -- Show included taxa

Gardini, G. (2000). Catalogo degli Pseudoscorpioni d'Italia (Arachnida). Fragmenta Entomologica 32, Supplemento: 1–181. -- 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. (1991a). Catalogue of the Pseudoscorpionida. Manchester University Press, Manchester. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1992c). The phylogeny and classification of the Pseudoscorpionida (Chelicerata: Arachnida). Invertebrate Taxonomy 6: 1373–1435. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (2001b). The Schizomida (Arachnida) of the Seychelle Islands. Invertebrate Taxonomy 15: 681–693. doi: https://doi.org/10.1071/IT01006 -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (2004). Remarks on the New World pseudoscorpion genera Parawithius and Victorwithius, with a new genus bearing a remarkable sternal modification (Pseudoscorpiones, Withiidae). Journal of Arachnology 32: 436–456. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (2010a). A synopsis of the smaller arachnid orders of the Seychelles islands (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones, Schizomida, Amblypygi and Palpigradi). In: Gerlach, J. and Marusik, Y. (ed.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles Islands Siri Scientific Press, Manchester: 331–340. -- Show included taxa

Hernández-Teixidor, D., Castro-Urgal, R., Txasko, N., Macías-Hernández, N. & Oromí, P. (2011). Fauna de arácnidos del malpaís de La Rasca (Tenerife, Islas Canarias). Vieraea 39: 77–95. -- Show included taxa

Heurtault, J. (1971a). Pseudoscorpions de la région du Tibesti (Sahara méridionale). IV. Cheliferidae. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (2) 42: 685–707. -- Show included taxa

Heurtault, J. (1971b). Chambre génitale, armature génitale et caractères sexuels secondaires chez quelques espèces de Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida) du genre Withius. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (2) 42: 1037–1053. -- Show included taxa

Hogue, C.L. (1993). Latin American insects and entomology. University of California Press, Berkeley. -- Show included taxa

Holmen, M. & Scharff, N. (2008). Anthrenochernes stellae Lohmander, 1939 - status in Denmark for a new species on the EC Habitats Directive (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones). Entomologiske Meddelelser- Entomologisk Forening Kobenhavn 76: 55–68. -- Show included taxa

Jones, P.E. (1980c). Provisional atlas of the Arachnida of the British Isles. Part 1. Pseudoscorpiones.. Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Monks Wood. -- Show included taxa

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Kunt, K.B., Bayram, A., Yağmur, E.A. & Danısman, T. (2008). Checklist of the pseudoscorpions of Turkey (Pseudoscorpionida; Arachnida). Turkish Journal of Arachnology 1: 70–84. -- Show included taxa

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Mahnert, V. (1975c). Pseudoscorpione von den maltesischen Inseln. Fragmenta Entomologica 11: 185–197. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (1980a). Pseudoscorpions from the Canary Islands. Entomologica Scandinavica 11: 259–264. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (1997). New species and records of pseudoscorpions (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones) from the Canary Islands. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 104: 559–585. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (2004). Die Pseudoskorpione Österreichs (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones). Denisia 12: 459–471. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (2011a). A nature’s treasury: Pseudoscorpion diversity of the Canary Islands, with the description of nine new species (Pseudoscorpiones, Chthoniidae, Cheiridiidae) and new records. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 19: 27–45. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (2011d). Pseudoscorpiones (Arachnida). In: Schuster, R. (ed.) Checklisten der Fauna Österreichs Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien 5: 28–39. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (2014). Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) from the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 121: 135–210. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V., Sharaf, M. & Aldawood, A.S. (2014). Further records of pseudoscorpions (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones) from Saudi Arabia. Zootaxa 3764: 387–393. -- Show included taxa

Muchmore, W.B. (1990a). Pseudoscorpionida. In: Dindal, D.L. (ed.) Soil biology guide John Wiley and Sons, New York: 503–527. -- Show included taxa

Ozimec, R. (2004). List of Croatian pseudoscorpion fauna (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones). Natura Croatica 13: 381–394. -- Show included taxa

Pascual-Villalobos, M.J. (2006). Psocids: weight losses of grain and biological control by pseudoscorpions. In: Lorini, I., Bacaltchuk, B., Beckel, H., Deckers, D., Sundfeld, E., dos Santos, J.P., Biagi, J.D., Celaro, J.C., Faroni, L.R.D'A., Bortolini, L.de O.F., Sartori, M.R., Elias, M.C., Guedes, R.N.C., Fonseca, R.G. da and Scussel, V.M. (ed.) Proceedings of the 9th International Working Conference on Stored Product Protection, 15 to 18 October 2006, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil. Brazilian Post-harvest Association - ABRAPOS, Passo Fundo, RS, Brazil, 2006: 1083–1086. -- Show included taxa

Pascual-Villalobos, M.T., Baz, A. & del Estal, P. (2005). Occurrence of psocids and natural predators on organic rice in Calasparra (Murcia, Spain). Journal of Stored Products Research 41: 231–235. -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1889). On new and rare British spiders. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club and Archaeological Society 10: 107–138. -- Show included taxa

Pieper, H. (1981). Die Pseudoskorpione von Madeira und nachbarinseln. Bocagiana, Funchal 60: 1–7. -- Show included taxa

Pieper, H. (1991). New records of pseudoscorpions from the Madeiran Islands. Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal 42: 217–221. -- Show included taxa

Pinto, D.M., Ribeiro, P.B., Silveira Jr, P. & Bernardi, E. (2005). Population flotation of Whitius [sic] piger (Pseudoscorpionida) in poultry farm in Pelotas, RS, Brazil. Archives of Veterinary Science 10: 115–118. -- Show included taxa

Platen, R., Blick, T., Bliss, P., Drogla, R., Malten, A., Martens, J., Sacher, P. & Wunderlich, J. (1995). Verzeichnis der Spinnentiere (excl. Acarida) Deutschlands (Arachnida: Araneida, Opilionida, Pseudoscorpionida). Arachnologische Mitteilungen, Sonderband 1: 1–55. -- Show included taxa

Poinar, G.O., Jr, Ćurčić, B.P.M. & Cokendolpher, J.C. (1998). Arthropod phoresy involving pseudoscorpions in the past and present. Acta Arachnologica 47: 79–96. -- Show included taxa

Proctor, H.C. (1993). Mating biology resolves trichotomy for cheliferoid pseudoscorpions (Pseudoscorpionida, Cheliferoidea). Journal of Arachnology 21: 156–158. -- 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

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Schawaller, W. (1989). Pseudoskorpione aus der Sowjetunion, Teil 3 (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde (A) 440: 1–30. -- Show included taxa

Schawaller, W. (1995b). Review of the pseudoscorpion fauna of China (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 102: 1045–1064. -- Show included taxa

Schawaller, W. & Dashdamirov, S. (1988). Pseudoskorpione aus dem Kaukasus, Teil 2 (Arachnida). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde (A) 415: 1–51. -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1878a). Liste des espèces de la famille des Cheliferidae qui habitant l'Algérie et le Maroc. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (5) 8: 144–153. -- Show included taxa

Sirvid, P.J., Zhang, Z.-Q., Harvey, M.S., Rhode, B.E., Cook, D.R., Bartsch, I. & Staples, D.A. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda, Chelicerata, horseshoe crabs, arachnids and sea spiders. In: Gordon, D. (ed.) The New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: a Species 2000 Symposium review Canterbury University Press, Christchurch 1: 50–89. -- Show included taxa

Stol, I. (2005). Nordiske mosskorpioner (Pseudoscorpiones). Norske Insekttabeller 18: 1–35. -- Show included taxa

Thaler, K. (1979). Fragmenta faunistica Tirolensia, IV (Arachnida: Acari: Caeculidae; Pseudoscorpiones; Scorpiones; Opiliones; Aranei; Insecta: Dermaptera; Thysanoptera; Diptera Nematocera: Mycetophilidae, Psychodidae, Limoniidae und Tipulidae). Veröffentlichungen des Museums Ferdinandeum 59: 49–83. -- Show included taxa

Tooren, D. van den (2005b). Naamlijst en determinatiesleutel tot de Pseudoschorpioenen van Nederland (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen 23: 91–102. -- Show included taxa

Turienzo, P., Iorio, O. di & Mahnert, V. (2010). Global checklist of pseudoscorpions (Arachnida) found in birds’ nests. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 117: 557–598. -- Show included taxa

Vachon, M. (1970). Remarques sur Withius piger (Simon, 1878) nov. comb. (Pseudoscorpion Cheliferidae) et sur le genre Diplotemnus J.C. Chamberlin, 1933, à propos de Diplotemnus beieri nov. nom. (Pseudoscorpion Miratemnidae). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (2) 42: 185–191. -- Show included taxa

Verner, P.H. (1959). Ein interessanter Fund eines Pseudoscorpions in der Tschechoslowakei (Pseudoscorpionidea). Acta Faunistica Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 5: 61–63. -- Show included taxa

Villegas-Guzmán, G.A. (2015). Psudoescorpiones (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) de la Ciudad de México y sus alrededores. Entomología Mexicana 2: 76–81. -- Show included taxa

Weygoldt, P. (1990). Arthropoda-Chelicerata: sperm transfer. In: Adiyodi, K.G. and Adiyodi, R.G. (ed.) Reproductive biology of invertebrates Oxford & IBH Publishing Co., New Delhi 4 (B): 77–119. -- Show included taxa

Zaragoza, J.A. (2007a). Catálogo de los Pseudoescorpiones de la Península Ibérica e Islas Baleares (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 13: 3–91. -- Show included taxa

Zhao, Y.-W., Zhang, F., Jia, Y. & Zhu, M.-S. (2011). [A checklist of pseudoscorpions from China (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones)]. Acta Arachnologica Sinica 20: 3041. -- Show included taxa

Armas, L.F. de, Alegre B., A., Barba D., R.A., Rodríguez-Cabrera, T.M., Alayón G., G. & Peréz G., A. (2017). Arácnidos. In: C. A. Mancina and D. D. Cruz F. Diversidad biológica de Cuba: métodos de inventario, monitoreo y colecciones biológicas Editorial AMA: La Habana: 196–223. -- Show included taxa

Logs
Date Type Reference Old value
2022-03-05 New taxonomic reference entry Armas, Alegre B., Barba D., Rodríguez-Cabrera, Alayón G. and Peréz G., 2017

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