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27 April 2019 A review of the pseudoscorpion genus Metawithius (Pseudoscorpiones: Withiidae) from the Indian subcontinent
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A new species of the pseudoscorpion genus Metawithius Chamberlin, 1931 is described from Kerala, India. Detailed morphological descriptions, diagnostic features and illustrations of Metawithius keralensis Johnson, Mathew, Sebastian & Joseph, sp. nov. are provided. Detailed redescription and illustrations of M. nepalensis (Beier, 1974) are also provided. The current distribution of all the known Metawithius species is mapped. Metawithius parvus (Beier, 1930) from Travancore, India is recognised as a species of Chernetidae.

Jithin Johnson, Catalina Romero-Ortiz, Aneesh V. Mathew, Pothalil A. Sebastian, Mathew M. Joseph, and Mark S. Harvey "A review of the pseudoscorpion genus Metawithius (Pseudoscorpiones: Withiidae) from the Indian subcontinent," The Journal of Arachnology 47(1), 84-94, (27 April 2019). https://doi.org/10.1636/0161-8202-47.1.84
Received: 17 May 2018; Published: 27 April 2019
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