Solpugista bicolor (Lawrence, 1953)


Original combination: Solpuga bicolor


Taxonomic references

Solpuga bicolor

Lawrence, 1953: 967–969, figs 5a–b original description
Lawrence, 1955: 192
Lawrence, 1963: 21, 25

Solpugista bicolor (Lawrence):

Lawrence, 1965b: 1–4, figs 1a–c
Lamoral, 1972: 121
Wharton, 1980: 135
Wharton, 1981: 73–74, fig. 83
Griffin, 1990: 78–81, fig. 6
Harvey, 2003c: 315
Klann, Bird, Peretti, Gromov and Alberti, 2009: 92, 93, figs 32, 33, 43
Cushing, Casto, Knowlton, Royer, Laudier, Gaffin, Prendini and Brookhart, 2014: 512, figs 2c–d

Distribution table
Type locality: Palmenhorst, 25 miles inland from Swakopmund, Erongo, Namibia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Palmenhorst -22.7 14.9
Type repository
  • Holotype male (BMNH)

Cushing, P.E., Casto, P., Knowlton, E.D., Royer, S., Laudier, D., Gaffin, D.D., Prendini, L. & Brookhart, J.O. (2014). Comparative morphology and functional significance of setae called papillae on the pedipalps of male camel spiders (Arachnida: Solifugae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 107: 510–520. doi: -- Show included taxa

Griffin, E. (1990). Seasonal activity, habitat selection and species richness of Solifugae (Arachnida) on the gravel plains of the central Namib Desert. Transvaal Museum Monograph 7: 77–82. -- 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

Klann, A.E., Bird, T., Peretti, A.V., Gromov, A.V. & Alberti, G. (2009). Ultrastructure of spermatozoa of solifuges (Arachnida, Solifugae): possible characters for their phylogeny? Tissue and Cell 41: 91–103. doi: -- Show included taxa

Lamoral, B.H. (1972). New and little known scorpions and solifuges from the Namib Desert, South West Africa. Madoqua 1: 117–131. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1953). A collection of African Solifugae in the British Museum (Natural History). Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 122: 955–972. -- 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. (1963). The Solifugae of South West Africa. Cimbebasia 8: 1–28. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1965b). New and little known Arachnida from the Namib Desert, S.W. Africa. Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station 27: 1–12. -- Show included taxa

Wharton, R.A. (1980). Insects and arachnids associated with Zygophyllum simplex (Zygophyllaceae) in the central Namib Desert. Madoqua 12: 131–139. -- Show included taxa

Wharton, R.A. (1981). Namibian Solifugae (Arachnida). Cimbebasia Memoir 5: 1–87. -- Show included taxa


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