Geogarypus olivaceus (Tullgren, 1907)


Original combination: Garypus olivaceus


Taxonomic references

Garypus olivaceus

Tullgren, 1907a: 63–65, fig. 20 original description
Tullgren, 1907b: 229

Garypus senegalensis Balzan:

Ellingsen, 1912b: 87, 112–114 (misidentification)

Geogarypus (Geogarypus) olivaceus (Tullgren):

Beier, 1932a: 230–231, fig. 256
Roewer, 1937: 269
Beier, 1955l: 301, fig. 20
Beier, 1958a: 170–171

Geogarypus olivaceus (Tullgren):

Weidner, 1959: 115
Beier, 1964k: 59
Beier, 1966k: 461, 470
Lawrence, 1967: 89
Harvey, 1986: 760
Harvey, 1991a: 258
Neethling and Haddad, 2016: 54–57, figs 237–250
Harvey, Hillyer, Carvajal and Huey, 2020: 36, figs 1, 2

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic

South Africa
Type locality: Bothaville, Free State, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Bothaville -27.366666 26.616666
Type repository
  • Holotype female (ZMH)
Zoobank LSID


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

Beier, M. (1955l). Pseudoscorpionidea. In: Hanstrom, B., Brinck, P. and Rudebeck, G. (ed.) South African animal life. Results of the Lund Expedition in 1950–1951 Almquist and Wiksell, Stockholm 1: 263–328. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1958a). The Pseudoscorpionidea (false-scorpions) of Natal and Zululand. Annals of the Natal Museum 14: 155–187. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1964k). Weiteres zur Kenntnis der Pseudoscorpioniden-Fauna des südlichen Afrika. Annals of the Natal Museum 16: 30–90. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1966k). Ergänzungen zur Pseudoscorpioniden-Fauna des südlichen Afrika. Annals of the Natal Museum 18: 455–470. -- 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

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

Lawrence, R.F. (1967). The pseudoscorpions (false-scorpions) of the Kruger National Park. Koedoe 10: 87–91. -- Show included taxa

Neethling, J.A. & Haddad, C.R. (2016). A systematic revision of the South African pseudoscorpions of the family Geogarypidae (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). Indago 32: 1–80. -- 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

Tullgren, A. (1907a). Zur Kenntnis aussereuropäischer Chelonethiden des Naturhistorischen Museums in Hamburg. Mitteilungen aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg 24: 21–75. -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1907b). Chelonethiden aus Natal und Zululand. In: Wirén, A. (ed.) Zoologiska studier tillägnade Professor T. Tullberg Almquist and Wiksells, Uppsala: 216–236. -- Show included taxa

Weidner, H. (1959). Die Entomologischen Sammlungen des Zoologischen Staatsinstituts und Zoologischen Museums Hamburg. I. Teil. Pararthropoda und Chelicerata I. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institute 57: 89–142. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S., Hillyer, M.J., Carvajal, J.I. & Huey, J.A. (2020). Supralittoral pseudoscorpions of the genus Garypus (Pseudoscorpiones: Garypidae) from the Indo-West Pacific region, with a review of the subfamily classification of Garypidae. Invertebrate Systematics 34: 34–87. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2021-12-23 New taxonomic reference entry Harvey, Hillyer, Carvajal and Huey, 2020