Xenolpium pacificum (With, 1907)


Original combination: Olpium pacificum

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Genus type of Xenolpium Chamberlin, 1930

Taxonomic references

Olpium pacificum

With, 1907: 75–77, figs 34–38 original description

Xenolpium pacificum (With):

Chamberlin, 1930: 600–601
Chamberlin, 1931a: n/a, figs 14a, 15n, 16k, 37h-i, 52e
Beier, 1932a: 201–202
Chamberlin, 1934b: 5
Roewer, 1937: 263
Heurtault, 1977: n/a, fig. 3
Heurtault, 1980c: 144–147, figs 1–9
Harvey, 1991a: 307–308
Judson, 1997a: 32
Sirvid, Zhang, Harvey, Rhode, Cook, Bartsch and Staples, 2010: 89
Harvey, 2010a: 334

Olpium zealandiensis Hoff, 1947 -- synonymised by Beier, 1976f: 210 synonymised by Reference missing
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Olpium zealandiensis
Hoff, 1947a: 36–39, figs 1–3 (synonymised by Beier, 1976f: 210) original description
Antiolpium zealandiense (Hoff):
Beier, 1962g: 400, fig. 1
Beier, 1966c: 367–368
Euryolpium (Antiolpium) zealandiense (Hoff):
Beier, 1967b: 290
Beier, 1969e: 413, 414
Wise, 1970: 234
Distribution table

Realm: Afrotropic ?;Australasia

Australia (Norfolk Island)
New Zealand
Seychelles (Groupe d'Aldabra) ?
Type locality: Stewart Island, Southland, New Zealand.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Stewart Island -48.966666 167.8
Type repository
  • Holotype female (BMNH 1892.12.27.19)
Zoobank LSID



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

Beier, M. (1962g). On some Pseudoscorpionidea from New Zealand. Records of the Canterbury Museum 7: 399–402. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1966c). Zur Kenntnis der Pseudoscorpioniden-Fauna Neu-Seelands. Pacific Insects 8: 363–379. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1967b). Contributions to the knowledge of the Pseudoscorpionidea from New Zealand. Rec. Domin. Mus. 5: 277–303. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1969e). Additional remarks to the New Zealand Pseudoscorpionidea. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 6: 413–418. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1976f). The pseudoscorpions of New Zealand, Norfolk and Lord Howe. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 3: 199–246. -- 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

Chamberlin, J.C. (1934b). Check list of the false scorpions of Oceania. Occasional Papers of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum 10(22): 1–14. -- Show included taxa

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

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

Heurtault, J. (1980c). Données nouvelles sur les genres Xenolpium, Antiolpium, Indolpium et Euryolpium (Arachnides, Pseudoscorpions). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 87: 143–154. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1947a). New species of diplosphyronid pseudoscorpions from Australia. Psyche, Cambridge 54: 36–56. -- 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

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

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

Wise, K.A.J. (1970). On the terrestrial invertebrate fauna of White Island, New Zealand. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 7: 217–252. -- Show included taxa

With, C.J. (1907). On some new species of the Cheliferidae, Hans., and Garypidae, Hans., in the British Museum. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 30: 49–85. -- Show included taxa


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