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n African Entomology - A review of synonyms and subspecies in the genus C.L. Koch (Scorpiones : Scorpionidae)

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Abstract

The synonyms and subspecies attributed to species of C.L. Koch, 1837 (Scorpiones : Scorpionidae) are reviewed, based mostly upon examination of type material. Four species and seven subspecies are synonymized, five species are reinstated, and six subspecies (three of which were originally described as species) are elevated to the rank of species, bringing the total number of species recognized in the genus to 59. A list of the 34 synonyms accepted for the species of is appended. New synonyms : Hewitt, 1927 = Karsch, 1879; Pocock, 1899 = (Kraepelin, 1896); Lawrence, 1946 = Purcell, 1898; Lawrence, 1955 = C.L. Koch, 1842; Hewitt, 1914 = C.L. Koch, 1841; Hewitt, 1935 = Thorell, 1876; Monard, 1937 = (Thorell, 1876); Werner, 1936 = Purcell, 1898; Hewitt, 1915 = Thorell, 1876; Newlands, 1969 = (Thorell, 1876); Lamoral & Reynders, 1975 = Purcell, 1898. Removed from synonymy : Simon, 1880; Thorell, 1876; Lawrence, 1959; Thorell, 1876; Hewitt, 1918. Subspecies elevated to species : Purcell, 1898; Hewitt, 1914; Newlands, 1969; Purcell, 1898; Hewitt, 1918; Thorell, 1876.

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2001-03-01
2016-12-05
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