Ovozomus lunatus (Gravely, 1911)


Original combination: Schizomus (Trithyreus) lunatus

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Taxonomic references

Schizomus (Trithyreus) lunatus

Gravely, 1911a: 33–35, figs 1a–b original description
Gravely, 1912c: cxxiv

Schizomus lunatus Gravely:

Gravely, 1915c: 523–524
Mello-Leitão, 1931: 18
Harvey, 2003c: 120

Trithyreus lunatus (Gravely):

Giltay, 1935: 7
Rémy, 1961a: 408

Schizomus"" lunatus Gravely:

Reddell and Cokendolpher, 1995: 50
Bastawade, 2004a: 213–215, figs 14–24

Ovozomus lunatus (Gravely):

Harvey, 2011d: 203–204, fig. 1

Schizomus similis Hirst, 1913 -- synonymised by Harvey, 2011d: 203 synonymised by Reference missing
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Schizomus similis
Hirst, 1913: 33–34, figs 1–3 original description
Mello-Leitão, 1931: 19
Giltay, 1935: 7
Lawrence, 1969a: 232, fig. 3d (misidentification, in part, see Mahezomus apicoporus Harvey) (synonymized by Harvey, 2011: 203)
Trithyreus similis (Hirst):
Rowland, 1973a: 198
Schizomus"" similis Hirst:
Reddell and Cokendolpher, 1995: 54
Ovozomus similis (Hirst):
Harvey, 2001b: 687–688, fig. 8
Harvey, 2003c: 114
Harvey, 2010a: 337
Schizomus remyi Lawrence, 1969 -- synonymised by Harvey, 2011d: 203
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Schizomus remyi
Lawrence, 1969a: 253–254, figs 11j-m, 12a original description
Harvey, 2003c: 121 (synonymized by Harvey, 2011: 203)
Trithyreus remyi (Lawrence):
Rowland, 1973a: 199
Schizomus"" remyi Lawrence:
Reddell and Cokendolpher, 1995: 53–54
Distribution table
Australia (Christmas Island)
Cook Islands
Type locality: Indian Museum, Kolkata (as Calcutta), West Bengal, India. Tollygunge, West Bengal, India.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Indian Museum 22.558055 88.351111
2 Tollygunge 22.495 88.3555
Type repository
  • Lectotype male, Paralectotype female (ZSI)
Zoobank LSID



Bastawade, D.B. (2004a). Revision of some species of family Schizomidae (Arachnida: Schizomida) on the basis of types deposited by F.H. Gravely (1911–1925) in the National Collection, ZSI, Kolkata. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 101: 211–220. -- Show included taxa

Giltay, L. (1935). Notes arachnologiques Africaines. VII. Description d'un Pedipalpe nouveau du Congo belge (Trithyreus ghesquierei, n. sp.). Bulletin du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique 11(32): 1–8. -- Show included taxa

Gravely, F.H. (1911a). Notes on Pedipalpi in the collection of the Indian Museum. I. New Pedipalpi from Calcutta. Records of the Indian Museum 6: 33–36. -- Show included taxa

Gravely, F.H. (1912c). [Living Pedipalpi, and remarks on the distribution of the order]. Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 1912: cxxiii–cxxv. -- Show included taxa

Gravely, F.H. (1915c). Notes on the habits of Indian insects, myriapods and arachnids. Records of the Indian Museum 11: 483–539. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (2001b). The Schizomida (Arachnida) of the Seychelle Islands. Invertebrate Taxonomy 15: 681–693. doi: https://doi.org/10.1071/IT01006 -- 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

Harvey, M.S. (2010a). A synopsis of the smaller arachnid orders of the Seychelles islands (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones, Schizomida, Amblypygi and Palpigradi). In: Gerlach, J. and Marusik, Y. (ed.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles Islands Siri Scientific Press, Manchester: 331–340. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (2011d). Notes on some Old World schizomids of the genera Ovozomus and Schizomus (Schizomida: Hubbardiidae). Records of the Western Australian Museum 26: 202–208. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18195/issn.0312-3162.26(2).2011.202-208 -- Show included taxa

Hirst, S. (1913). Second report on the Arachnida - The Scorpions, Pedipalpi and supplementary notes on the Opiliones and Pseudoscorpions. In: Reports of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905, under the leadership of Mr J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A. (vol. 5(2)). Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology (2) 16: 31–37. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1914.tb00122.x -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1969a). The Uropygi (Arachnida: Schizomida) of the Ethiopian region. Journal of Natural History 3: 217–260. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00222936900770201 -- 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

Reddell, J.R. & Cokendolpher, J.C. (1995). Catalogue, bibliography, and generic revision of the order Schizomida (Arachnida). Texas Memorial Museum, Speleological Monographs 4: 1–170. -- Show included taxa

Rémy, P.A. (1961a). Sur l'écologie des schizomides (Arachn. Uropyges) de mes récoltes, avec description de trois Schizomus nouveaux, capturés par J. van der Drift au Surinam. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (2) 33: 406–414, 500–511. -- Show included taxa

Rowland, J.M. (1973a). Revision of the Schizomida (Arachnida). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 80: 195–204. -- Show included taxa


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