Ricinoides sjostedtii (Hansen and Sørensen, 1904)


Original combination: Cryptostemma Sjöstedtii

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:8bdf1e5e-9b8b-4a38-b1d0-5584aea52f50

Taxonomic references

Cryptostemma sjostedtii

Hansen and Sørensen, 1904: 151–153, plate VIII figs 3a–m (as Cryptostemma sjöstedtii) original description
Moritz and Fischer, 1980: 139, as Cryptostemma sjöstedtii

Ricinoides sjostedtii (Hansen and Sørensen):

Ewing, 1929: 597 (as Ricinoides sjöstedtii)
Kästner, 1932c: n/a, figs 130, 141–142 (as Ricinoides sjöstedtii)
Kästner, 1940: n/a, fig. 78 (as Ricinoides sjöstedti)
Bolívar y Pieltain, 1942: 201 (as Ricinoides sjöstedti)
Millot, 1947: 1 (as Ricinoides sjöstedti)
Snodgrass, 1948: n/a, fig. 10e (as Ricinoides sjöstedtii)
Zakhvatkin, 1952: n/a, fig. 29a (as Ricinoides sjöstedti)
Cloudsley-Thompson, 1968: 161
Kennaugh, 1968: 394, etc., plates Ia–b, Iia, Iva (as Ricinoides sjöstedti)
Tuxen, 1974: 98–100, figs 1b, 1g, 24–28
Hammen, 1979: 6, fig. 4
Hammen, 1989: 435–436, figs 232a–c (as Ricinoides sjoestedtii)
Dunlop, 1996d: 195, fig. 5 (as Ricinoides sjostedti)
Harvey, 2003c: 183–184

Distribution table
Type locality: N'dian, Sud-Ouest, Cameroon.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Ndian department 4.966666 8.9
Type repository
  • Syntypes 1 subadult female (ZMB 9838)
Zoobank LSID



Bolívar y Pieltain, C. (1942). Estudio de un Ricinulideo de la Caverna de Cacahuamilpa, Guerrero, Mex. Revista de la Sociedad Mexicana de Historia Natural 2: 197–209. -- Show included taxa

Cloudsley-Thompson, J.L. (1968). Spiders, scorpions, centipedes and mites. Pergamon Press, Oxford. [revised edition] -- Show included taxa

Dunlop, J.A. (1996d). Evidence for a sister group relationship between Ricinulei and Trigonotarbida. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 10: 193–204. -- Show included taxa

Ewing, H.E. (1929). A synopsis of the American arachnids of the primitive order Ricinulei. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 22: 583–600. -- Show included taxa

Hammen, L. van der (1979). Comparative studies in Chelicerata I. The Cryptognomae (Ricinulei, Architarbi and Anactinotrichida). Zoologische Verhandelingen 174: 1–62. -- Show included taxa

Hammen, L. van der (1989). An introduction to comparative arachnology. SPB Academic Publishing, The Hague. -- Show included taxa

Hansen, H.J. & Sørensen, W. (1904). On two orders of Arachnida. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. -- 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

Kästner, A. (1932c). Ricinulei Thorell. In: Kükenthal, W. (ed.) Handbuch der Zoologie Walter de Gruyter & Co., Berlin und Leipzig 3 (2) (4): 99–116. -- Show included taxa

Kästner, A. (1940). Arachnida. In: Kükenthal, W. (ed.) Handbuch der Zoologie Walter de Gruyter & Co., Berlin und Leipzig 3 (2) (1): 97–116. -- Show included taxa

Kennaugh, J.H. (1968). An examination of the cuticle of three species of Ricinulei (Arachnida). Journal of Zoology, London 156: 393–404. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1968.tb04361.x -- Show included taxa

Millot, J. (1947). L'anatomie interne des Ricinulei (Arachnides). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie (11) 7: 1–29. -- Show included taxa

Moritz, M. & Fischer, S.-C. (1980). Die Typen der Arachniden-Sammlung des Zoologischen Museums Berlin. II. Uropygi, Amblypygi, Schizomida, Ricinulei, Solifuga. Mitteilung aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 56: 137–154. -- Show included taxa

Snodgrass, R.E. (1948). The feeding organs of Arachnida, including mites and ticks. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 110(10): 1–93. -- Show included taxa

Tuxen, S.L. (1974). The African genus Ricinoides (Arachnida, Ricinulei). Journal of Arachnology 1: 85–106. -- Show included taxa

Zakhvatkin, A.A. (1952). [Subdivision of the mites (Acarina) into orders and the position of these in the system of the Chelicerata]. Parazitologicheskii Sbornik Zoologicheskii Institut Akademii Nauk SSSR 12: 5–46. -- Show included taxa


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