Chelifer hermanni Leach, 1817


Original combination: Chelifer Hermanni


Junior synonym of: Chelifer cancroides Linnaeus, 1758

Taxonomic references

Chelifer hermanni

Leach, 1817: 49, plate 142 fig. 3 (synonymised by Simon, 1879a: 24) original description
Risso, 1827: 157
Lucas, 1840: 452
Lucas, 1849: 23
Pickard-Cambridge, 1892: 219–220, plate B figs 11, 11a (as Chelifer hermannii)
Warburton, 1909: 438 (as Chelifer hermannii)
Judson, 1997a: 19–20 (as synonym of Chelifer cancroides Linnaeus))

Distribution table
Type locality: not stated, presumably England, United Kingdom.


Locality Lat Lon
1 England (IMPRECISE) 52 0
Type repository
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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

Leach, W.E. (1817). The zoological miscellany; being descriptions of new or interesting animals. Nodder, London 3. -- Show included taxa

Lucas, H. (1840). Histoire naturelle des Crustacés, des Arachnides et des Myriapodes. P. Duménil, Paris. -- Show included taxa

Lucas, H. (1849). Histoire naturelle des animaux articulés. Crustacés, Arachnides, Myriapodes et Hexapodes. In: Exploration scientifique de l'Algérie pendant les années 1840, 1841, 1842. Sciences physiques. Zoologie Imprimerie Nationale, Paris 2(1). -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1892). On the British species of false-scorpions. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club and Archaeological Society 13: 199–231. -- Show included taxa

Risso, A. (1827). Animaux articulés: description de quelques Myriapodes, Scorpionides, Arachnides et Acarides, habitant les Alpes Maritimes. In: Risso, A. (ed.) Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe méridionale et principalement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes Levrault, Paris: 147–186. -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1879a). Les Ordres des Chernetes, Scorpiones et Opiliones. In: Les Arachnides de France Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris 7: 1–332. -- Show included taxa

Warburton, C. (1909). Arachnida Embolobranchiata (scorpions, spiders, mites, etc.). In: Harmer, S.F. and Shipley, A.E. (ed.) The Cambridge natural history MacMillan and Co., London 4: 297–474. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2023-10-22 Taxonomic reference update Leach, 1817
2023-10-22 Taxonomic reference update Judson, 1997