Megaschizomus zuluanus (Lawrence, 1947)


Original combination: Schizomus zuluanus


Taxonomic references

Schizomus zuluanus

Lawrence, 1947b: 38–40, figs 23a–d original description
Lawrence, 1950: 285
Lawrence, 1955: 261
Rémy, 1961a: 407

Megaschizomus zuluanus (Lawrence):

Lawrence, 1969a: 258–259
Rowland, 1973a: 199
Newlands, 1978: 693
Reddell and Cokendolpher, 1995: 37
Harvey, 2003c: 128

Distribution table
South Africa
Type locality: Dukuduku, near Mtubatuba, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Dukuduku -28.35 32.3
Type repository
Zoobank LSID


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

Lawrence, R.F. (1947b). A collection of Arachnida made by Dr. I. Trägardh in Natal and Zululand (1904–1905). Göteborgs Kungliga Vetenskaps- och Vitterhetssamhälles Handlingar 5(9): 1–41. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1950). Notes on the whip-scorpions (Pedipalpi) of South Africa. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 32: 275–285. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1955). Solifugae, scorpions and Pedipalpi, with checklists and keys to South African families, genera and species. In: South African animal life. Results of the Lund Expedition in 1950-1951 Almquist and Wiksell, Stockholm 1: 152–262. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1969a). The Uropygi (Arachnida: Schizomida) of the Ethiopian region. Journal of Natural History 3: 217–260. doi: -- Show included taxa

Newlands, G. (1978). Arachnida (except Acari). In: Werger, M.J.A. (ed.) Biogeography and ecology of southern Africa Junk, The Hague 31: 685–702. -- 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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