Chelifer celerrimus With, 1908


Original combination: Chelifer celerrimus


Genus type of Pycnochernes Beier, 1932

Junior synonym of: Lamprochernes savignyi Simon, 1881

Taxonomic references

Chelifer celerrimus

With, 1908a: 285–286, figs 23a–e (synonymised by Harvey, 1987c: 111) original description

Pycnochernes celerrimus (With):

Beier, 1932e: 137
Roewer, 1937: 297

Distribution table
Type locality: Balthazar Estate (as Balthazar), Saint Andrew, Grenada.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Balthazar Estate 12.116666 -61.65
Type repository
  • Holotype female (BMNH 1985.11.1.1)
Zoobank LSID


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

Harvey, M.S. (1987c). Redescription and new synonyms of the cosmopolitan species Lamprochernes savignyi (Simon) (Chernetidae: Pseudoscorpionida). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 7: 111–116. -- 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. (1908a). An account of the South-American Cheliferinae in the collections of the British and Copenhagen Museums. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 18: 217–340. -- Show included taxa


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