Heterophrynus gorgo (Wood, 1869)


Original combination: Phrynus gorgo

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:1ea0cde0-dcc8-47c8-baac-111b4adecbb7

Taxonomic references

Phrynus gorgo Wood:

Wood, 1869: 440–441, plate 24, fig. 1 original description
Butler, 1873c: 117–118
Butler, 1879: 315
Cokendolpher and Peek, 1991: 94

Heterophrynus gorgo (Wood):

Pocock, 1894d: 286
Mello-Leitão, 1931: 49
Weygoldt, 2002d: 299
Harvey, 2003c: 21
Réveillion, Montuire, Maquart, Fétiveau and Bollache, 2021: 1005, table 1

Heterophrynus pumilio (C.L. Koch):

Kraepelin, 1895: 39 (in part)

Admetus pumilio (C.L. Koch):

Kraepelin, 1899a: 245–246 (in part)

Distribution table
Type locality: Peru.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Peru (IMPRECISE) -10 -75
Type repository
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Butler, A.G. (1873c). A monographic revision of the genus Phrynus, with descriptions of four remarkable new species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 12: 117–125. -- Show included taxa

Butler, A.G. (1879). Respecting a new distinction between the species of the genus Phrynus of authors. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 4: 313–316. -- Show included taxa

Cokendolpher, J.C. & Peek, M.L. (1991). Horatio C Wood (1841–1920) and his contributions to arachnology. Revue Arachnologique 9: 89–101. -- Show included taxa

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

Kraepelin, K. (1895). Revision der Tarantuliden Fabr.. Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg 13(3): 3–53. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1899a). Scorpiones und Pedipalpi. Tierreich 8: i–xviii, 1–265. -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. (1931). Pedipalpos do Brasil e algumas notas sobre a ordem. Archivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 33: 8–72. -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R.I. (1894d). Notes on the Pedipalpi of the family Tarantulidae contained in the collection of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 14: 273–298. -- Show included taxa

Weygoldt, P. (2002d). Amblypygi. In: Adis, J. (ed.) Amazonian Arachnida and Myriapoda Pensoft Publishers, Sofia: 293–302. -- Show included taxa

Wood, H.C. (1869). On the Phalangia and Pedipalpi collected by Professor Orton in western South America, with the description of new African species, accompanied with a plate. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, new series 13: 435–442. -- Show included taxa

Réveillion, F., Montuire, S., Maquart, P.-O., Fétiveau, C. & Bollache, L. (2021). Variations in the carapace shape of whip spiders (Arachnida: Amblypygi). Journal of Morphology 283: 1003-1014. doi: DOI: 10.1002/jmor.21485 -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2024-03-25 Taxonomic reference update Réveillion, Montuire, Maquart, Fétiveau and Bollache, 2021
2024-03-25 Taxonomic reference update Wood, 1869
2024-03-25 Taxonomic reference update
2024-03-25 Species updated Old value
2022-09-08 New taxonomic reference entry Réveillion, Montuire, Maquart, Fétiveau and Bollache, 2021