Calocheirus atopos Chamberlin, 1930


Original combination: Calocheirus atopos


Genus type of Calocheirus Chamberlin, 1930

Taxonomic references

Calocheirus atopos

Chamberlin, 1930: 607–608, fig. 2ll original description
Chamberlin, 1931a: 144, figs 31a–b, 43o-p, 46g, 50b
Beier, 1932a: 197–198
Roewer, 1937: 263
Mahnert, 1986c: 145–146, figs 11–12
El-Hennawy, 1988b: 10
Harvey, 1991a: 273
Mahnert, 1991: 172–173
Judson, 1997a: 9
Šťáhlavský, Král, Harvey and Haddad, 2006: 278, 281–282, figs 4b, 6b, 6g

Calocheirus cf. atopos Chamberlin:

El-Hennawy, 2008: 118

Apolpiolum peregrinum Beier, 1963 -- synonymised by Mahnert, 1986c: 148 synonymised by Reference missing
Apolpiolum peregrinum
Beier, 1963f: 189–190, fig. 4 original description
Mahnert, 1974c: 378
Mahnert, 1980c: 33–35, fig. 1 (in part; see Calocheirus gracilis Mahnert) (synonymised by Mahnert, 1986c: 148)
Distribution table
Saudi Arabia
Type locality: near Port Sudan, Al Bahr Al Ahmar, Sudan.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Port Sudan 19.616666 37.216666
Type repository
  • Holotype male (BMNH, JC-524.01001)
Zoobank LSID


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

Beier, M. (1963f). Die Pseudoscorpioniden-Fauna Israels und einiger angrenzender Gebiete. Israel Journal of Zoology 12: 183–212. -- 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

Chamberlin, J.C. (1931a). The arachnid order Chelonethida. Stanford University Publications, Biological Sciences 7(1): 1–284. -- Show included taxa

El-Hennawy, H.K. (1988b). Pseudoscorpions of Egypt, key and list of species (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Serket 1(3): 9–18. -- Show included taxa

El-Hennawy, H.K. (2008). Arachnids of Elba protected area in the southern part of the eastern desert of Egypt. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 15: 115–121. -- 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. (1974c). Einige Pseudoskorpione aus Israel. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 81: 377–386. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (1980c). Arachnids of Saudi Arabia. Pseudoscorpiones. Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2: 32–48. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (1986c). Une nouvelle espèce du genre Tyrannochthonius Chamb. des îles Canaries, avec remarques sur les genres Apolpiolum Beier et Calocheirus Chamberlin (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones). Mémoires de la Société Royale Entomologique de Belgique 33: 143–153. -- Show included taxa

Mahnert, V. (1991). Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida) from the Arabian Peninsula. Fauna of Saudi Arabia 12: 171–199. -- 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

Šťáhlavský, F., Král, J., Harvey, M.S. & Haddad, C.R. (2006). A karyotype study on the pseudoscorpion families Geogarypidae, Garypinidae and Olpiidae (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). European Journal of Entomology 103: 277–289. -- Show included taxa


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