Horus modestus Chamberlin, 1930


Original combination: Horus modestus

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:999b3047-f8e9-4e03-9aff-1a7da7b18e4f

Taxonomic references

Horus modestus

Chamberlin, 1930: 599–600, fig. 2r original description
Chamberlin, 1931a: 144, figs 37e–f, 43q-r, 52f
Beier, 1932a: 202
Roewer, 1937: 263
Vachon, 1937a: 129
Heurtault, 1977: 64, fig. 2
Harvey, 1991a: 281
Kunt, Bayram, Yağmur and Danısman, 2008: 82

Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic; Palearctic

South Africa
Type locality: Alicedale, Eastern Cape, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Alicedale -33.316666 26.083333
Type repository
  • Holotype male (CAS?, JC-121.01001); allotype female (CAS?, JC-121.01002); paratypes 2 females, 1 nymph (CAS?, JC-121.01003–5)
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Beier, M. (1932a). Pseudoscorpionidea I. Subord. Chthoniinea et Neobisiinea. Tierreich 57: i–xx, 1–258. -- 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

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

Heurtault, J. (1977). Nouveaux caractères taxonomiques pour la sous-famille des Olpiinae (Arachnides, Pseudoscorpions). Note préliminaire. In: Comptes Rendus 3ème Réunion des Arachnologistes d'Expression française, Les Eyzies, 1976 Académie de Paris, Station Biologique des Eyzies, Les Eyzies: 62–73. -- Show included taxa

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

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. (1937a). Pseudoscorpions nouveaux des collections du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris (Première note). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (2) 9: 129–133. -- Show included taxa


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