Solpugyla globicornis (Kraepelin, 1899)


Original combination: Solpuga globicornis


Taxonomic references

Solpuga globicornis

Kraepelin, 1899b: 216–217, figs 4a–b original description
Kraepelin, 1901a: 76, figs 47–48
Hewitt, 1914b: 166
Hewitt, 1919b: 30, plate V fig. 21
Weidner, 1959: 111
Moritz and Fischer, 1980: 142
Harms and Dupérré, 2018: 41-42

Solpugyla globicornis (Kraepelin):

Roewer, 1933: 439, figs 290e, e<1–3>
Zilch, 1946: 138
Bolwig, 1952: 239–240
Lawrence, 1955: 189
Cloudsley-Thompson, 1968: 111
Harvey, 2003c: 316
Dippenaar-Schoeman, González Reyes and Harvey, 2006: 87

Distribution table

Realm: Africa

South Africa
Type locality: Lydenburg, Transvaal, Mpumalanga, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Lydenburg -25.1 30.45
Type repository
  • Syntype Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany Female (ZMH-A0000748)
  • Syntype Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany 1 male, 2 females (ZMB 8023)
Zoobank LSID


Bolwig, N. (1952). Observations on the behavior and mode of orientation of hunting Solifugae. Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 15: 239–240. -- Show included taxa

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

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A., González Reyes, A.P. & Harvey, M.S. (2006). A check-list of the Solifugae (sun-spiders) of South Africa (Arachnida: Solifugae). African Plant Protection 12: 70–92. -- 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

Hewitt, J. (1914b). Records of species of Solifugae in the collection of the Transvaal Museum and descriptions of several new species of the family Solpugidae. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 4: 160–167. -- Show included taxa

Hewitt, J. (1919b). A short survey of the Solifugae of South Africa. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 7: 1–76. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1899b). Zur Systematik der Solifugen. Mitteilungen aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg 16: 197–259. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1901a). Palpigradi und Solifugae. Tierreich 12: i–xi, 1–159. -- 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

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

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

Weidner, H. (1959). Die Entomologischen Sammlungen des Zoologischen Staatsinstituts und Zoologischen Museums Hamburg. I. Teil. Pararthropoda und Chelicerata I. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institute 57: 89–142. -- Show included taxa

Zilch, A. (1946). Katalog der Solifugen (Arach.) des Senckenberg-Museums. Senckenbergiana 27: 119–154. -- Show included taxa

Harms, D. & Dupérré, N. (2018). An annotated type catalogue of the camel spiders (Arachnida: Solifugae) held in the Zoological Museum Hamburg. Zootaxa 4375(1): 001–058. doi: -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-09-28 New taxonomic reference entry Harms and Dupérré, 2018
2022-09-28 Species updated Old value