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Withius piger
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Pseudoscorpiones
Family: Withiidae
Chamberlin, 1931

Withiidae is a family of pseudoscorpions, first described by Joseph Conrad Chamberlin in 1931.[1]


As of October 2023, the World Pseudoscorpiones Catalog accepts the following thirty-seven genera:[2]


  1. ^ Chamberlin, J.C. (1931). "A synoptic revision of the generic classification of the chelonethid family Cheliferidae Simon (Arachnida)". Canadian Entomologist. 63: 289–294.
  2. ^ "Withiidae Chamberlin, 1931". World Pseudoscorpiones Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. 2023. Retrieved 6 October 2023.