Namibesia pallida Lawrence, 1962


Original combination: Namibesia pallida


Genus type of Namibesia Lawrence, 1962

Taxonomic references

Namibesia pallida

Lawrence, 1962a: 217–218, figs 1c–e original description
Lawrence, 1963: 18, 24
Wharton, 1981: 38, figs 14, 35
Maury, 1985b: 2, figs 1–2
Griffin, 1990: 78–81
Punzo, 1998g: n/a, fig. 4–8e
Harvey, 2003c: 235

Namibesia purpurea Lawrence, 1962 -- synonymised by Wharton, 1981: 38
Namibesia purpurea
Lawrence, 1962a: 218, figs 2a–b original description
Lawrence, 1963: 18, 24 (synonymised by Wharton, 1981: 38)
Distribution table
Type locality: Gobabeb flats, E. of the Kuiseb River, Erongo, Namibia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Gobabeb -23.566666 15.033333
Type repository
Zoobank LSID


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

Lawrence, R.F. (1962a). Solifuges, scorpions and Chilopoda of the Namib Desert. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 24: 213–222. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1963). The Solifugae of South West Africa. Cimbebasia 8: 1–28. -- Show included taxa

Maury, E.A. (1985b). Nota sobre los géneros Namibesia y Syndaesia (Solifugae, Daesiidae). Aracnologia 4: 1–6. -- Show included taxa

Punzo, F. (1998g). The biology of camel-spiders (Arachnida, Solifugae). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston. -- Show included taxa

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


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