Afrogarypus senegalensis (Balzan, 1892)


Original combination: Garypus senegalensis


Genus type of Afrogarypus Beier, 1931

Taxonomic references

Garypus senegalensis

Balzan, 1892: 535–536, figs 27, 27a–b original description
Ellingsen, 1913a: 454

Geogarypus senegalensis (Balzan):

Chamberlin, 1930: 609
Majer, 1974: 90

Afrogarypus senegalensis (Balzan):

Beier, 1931c: 317
Harvey, 1986: 758, fig. 2
Harvey, 1991a: 251

Geogarypus (Afrogarypus) senegalensis (Balzan):

Beier, 1932a: 236, fig. 264
Roewer, 1937: 270
Vachon, 1952a: 27
Beier, 1965b: 371

Not Garypus senegalensis Balzan:

Ellingsen, 1912b: 87, 112–114 (misidentification; see Geogarypus olivaceus (Tullgren))

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

Type locality: Senegal.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Senegal (IMPRECISE) 15 -15
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Balzan, L. (1892). Voyage de M. E. Simon au Venezuela (Décembre 1887 - Avril 1888). Arachnides. Chernetes (Pseudoscorpiones). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 60: 513–552. (External link) -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1931c). Neue Pseudoscorpione der U. O. Neobisiinea. Mitteilung aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 17: 299–318. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1932a). Pseudoscorpionidea I. Subord. Chthoniinea et Neobisiinea. Tierreich 57: i–xx, 1–258. -- Show included taxa

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

Chamberlin, J.C. (1930). A synoptic classification of the false scorpions or chela-spinners, with a report on a cosmopolitan collection of the same. Part II. The Diplosphyronida (Arachnida-Chelonethida). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 5: 1–48, 585–620. -- 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

Ellingsen, E. (1913a). Note on some pseudoscorpions in the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 11: 451–455. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (1986). The Australian Geogarypidae, new status, with a review of the generic classification (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Australian Journal of Zoology 34: 753–778. -- Show included taxa

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

Majer, J.D. (1974). A list of insects and other invertebrates associated with cocoa (Theobroma cacao) in a Ghana cocoa farm. Proceedings of the 4th Conference of West African Cocoa Entomology: 89–101. -- 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

Vachon, M. (1952a). La reserve naturelle intégrale du Mt. Nimba. II. Pseudoscorpions. Mémoires de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire 19: 17–43. -- Show included taxa


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