Biton (Biton) brunnipes Pocock, 1896


Original combination: Biton brunnipes

Subgenus Biton


Taxonomic references

Biton brunnipes

Pocock, 1896a: 185–186, figs 4, 4a original description
Roewer, 1933: 403
Delle Cave and Simonetta, 1971: 43–44

Daesia brunnipes (Pocock):

Kraepelin, 1901a: 94
Birula, 1926: 180
Moriggi, 1941: 282

Daesia fuscipes (Pocock):

Caporiacco, 1941: 38
Moriggi, 1941: 282 (in part) (misidentifications)

Zeriassa wabonica Roewer:

Caporiacco, 1941: 40
Moriggi, 1941: 283 (misidentifications)

Biton (Biton) brunnipes Pocock:

Harvey, 2003c: 220

Not Daesia brunnipes (Pocock):

Kraepelin, 1903: 576–577, fig. B (misidentification, see Bitonota kraepelini Roewer)

Distribution table
Type locality: Golis Range (as Goolis Mountains), Woqooyi Galbeed, Somalia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Golis Range (approximate) 9.966666 45.166666
Type repository
  • Holotype female (BMNH).
Zoobank LSID


Birula, A. (1926). On some species of the Solifugae from British East Africa and the various countries of North-East Africa. Annuaire du Musée Zoologique de l'Academie des Sciences de l'URSS 27: 175–218. -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1941). Arachnida. In: Zavattari, E. (ed.) Missione Biologica Sagan-Omo, Zoologia Reale Accademia d'Italia, Roma 6: 21–175. -- Show included taxa

Delle Cave, L. & Simonetta, A.M. (1971). A tentative revision of the Daesiidae (Arachnida, Solifugae) from Ethiopia and Somalia. Monitore Zoologico Italiano, n.s., Supplemento 4: 37–77. doi: -- 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. (1901a). Palpigradi und Solifugae. Tierreich 12: i–xi, 1–159. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1903). Scorpione u. Solifugen Nordost-Afrikas, gesammelt 1900 und 1901 von Carlo Freiherrn von Erlanger und Oscar Neumann.. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abtheilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Thiere 18: 557–578. -- Show included taxa

Moriggi, M. (1941). Le Solpughe dell'Africa Orientale italiana. Rivista di Biologia Coloniale, Roma 4: 273–291. -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R.I. (1896a). Report upon the scorpions, spiders, centipedes, and millipedes obtained by Mr. and Mrs. E. Lort Phillips in the Goolis Mountains inland of Berbera, N. Somaliland. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 18: 178–189. -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C.F. (1933). Solifugae, Palpigradi. In: Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Tierreichs. 5: Arthropoda. IV: Arachnoidea Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H., Leipzig 5(IV)(4)(2–3): 161–480. -- Show included taxa


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