Chelypus shortridgei Hewitt, 1931


Original combination: Chelypus shortridgei


Taxonomic references

Chelypus shortridgei

Hewitt, 1931: 94–96, fig. 2 original description
Roewer, 1933: 337, figs 245d<1–3>
Lawrence, 1955: 174
Lawrence, 1963: 15, 23
Wharton, 1981: 47, figs 43–44
Harvey, 2003c: 281

Distribution table
Type locality: 10 miles N. of Karakuwisa, ca. 140 miles NNE. of Grootfontein, Kavango, Namibia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 10 miles N. of Karakuwisa -18.933333 19.583333
Type repository
  • Holotype male (museum?)

Harvey, M.S. (2003c). Catalogue of the smaller arachnid orders of the world: Amblypygi, Uropygi, Schizomida, Palpigradi, Ricinulei and Solifugae. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne. -- Show included taxa

Hewitt, J. (1931). A new solifuge and scorpion from South-West Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 30: 93–99. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1955). Solifugae, scorpions and Pedipalpi, with checklists and keys to South African families, genera and species. In: South African animal life. Results of the Lund Expedition in 1950-1951 Almquist and Wiksell, Stockholm 1: 152–262. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1963). The Solifugae of South West Africa. Cimbebasia 8: 1–28. -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C.F. (1933). Solifugae, Palpigradi. In: Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Tierreichs. 5: Arthropoda. IV: Arachnoidea Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H., Leipzig 5(IV)(4)(2–3): 161–480. -- Show included taxa

Wharton, R.A. (1981). Namibian Solifugae (Arachnida). Cimbebasia Memoir 5: 1–87. -- Show included taxa


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