A new species of Sphaerowithius (Pseudoscorpiones, Withiidae) from Namibia

M.S. Harvey, V. Mahnert

Abstract


A new species of Sphaerowithius Mahnert, 1988, S. ansieae sp. n., is described from specimens collected in caves in northern Namibia. The specimens show some slight modifications to an obligate cavernicolous existence including small eyes and long, slender pedipalps.

To cite this paper: Harvey, M.S. & Mahnert, V. 2015. A new species of Sphaerowithius (Pseudoscorpiones, Withiidae) from Namibia. African Invertebrates 56 (2): 491–497.

Published electronically: 12 August 2015.
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