Chelifer brevidigitatus L. Koch and Keyserling, 1885


Original combination: Chelifer brevidigitatus


Junior synonym of: Oratemnus punctatus L. Koch and Keyserling, 1885

Taxonomic references

Chelifer brevidigitatus

Koch and Keyserling, 1885: 48–49, plate 4 figs 6, 6a–c original description
With, 1905: 112, 328
Rainbow, 1916: 34
Judson, 1997a: 11–12 (as junior synonym of Oratemnus punctatus (L. Koch and Keyserling)) (synonymised by Beier, 1948c: 529)

Chelifer (Atemnus) brevidigitatus L. Koch and Keyserling:

Ellingsen, 1910a: 357

Anatemnus brevidigitatus (L. Koch and Keyserling):

Beier, 1932b: 586–587
Beier, 1932e: 56, fig. 67
Chamberlin, 1934b: 8
Roewer, 1937: 284

Not Chelifer brevidigitatus L. Koch and Keyserling:

Ellingsen, 1912a: 121 (misidentification; true identity not known)

Distribution table
Type locality: Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Rockhampton -23.383333 150.483333
Type repository
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Beier, M. (1932b). Revision der Atemnidae (Pseudoscorpionidea). Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere 62: 547–610. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1932e). Pseudoscorpionidea II. Subord. C. Cheliferinea. Tierreich 58: i–xxi, 1–294. -- Show included taxa

Beier, M. (1948c). Über Pseudoscorpione der australischen Region. Eos, Madrid 24: 525–562. -- 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

Ellingsen, E. (1910a). Die Pseudoskorpione des Berliner Museums. Mitteilung aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 4: 357–423. -- Show included taxa

Ellingsen, E. (1912a). H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute. Pseudoscorpions from Formosa. I. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne 50: 121–128. -- 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

Koch, L. & Keyserling, E. (1885). Die Arachniden Australiens. In: Bauer und Raspe, Nürnberg 2: 1–51. -- Show included taxa

Rainbow, W.J. (1916). Arachnida from northern Queensland. Records of the Australian Museum 11: 31–64, 79–119. -- 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

With, C.J. (1905). On Chelonethi, chiefly from the Australian region, in the collection of the British Museum, with observations on the "coxal sac" and on some cases of abnormal segmentation. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 15: 94–143, 328. -- Show included taxa


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