Ammotrechula peninsulana (Banks, 1898)


Original combination: Cleobis peninsulanus


Taxonomic references

Cleobis peninsulanus

Banks, 1898: 290–291, fig. 30 original description
Roewer, 1934: 606

Ammotrecha peninsulana (Banks):

Banks, 1900: 427
Kraepelin, 1901a: 112
Banks, 1901a: 595
Banks, 1901b: 589
Pocock, 1902c: 65–66
Comstock, 1913: 38

Ammotrechula peninsulana (Banks):

Muma, 1951: 130–132, figs 294–298
Muma, 1966c: 200, 201, 204, 205, 206, 211, 214
Muma, 1966d: 257–258
Muma, 1967b: 117, 121
Muma, 1970a: 54, unnumbered fig. on p. 54
Muma, 1974a: 8
Muma, 1974b: 388, 389, 391
Muma, 1974c: 16
Muma, 1975b: 262
Muma, 1976: 27
Rowland and Reddell, 1976: 10
Muma, 1979: 322–324, 326
Gore and Cushing, 1980: 95–101, figs 1–2 (as Ammotrechula penninsulana [sic])
Muma, 1980b: 269
Muma, 1982: n/a, plate 100
Muma, 1987: 22
Vázquez-Rojas, 1995: 31
Vázquez Rojas, 1996e: 76
Punzo, 1998g: n/a, figs 2–4c, 6–8
Brookhart and Brantley, 2000: 445, 446
Harvey, 2003c: 204–205
Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006: 324

Cleobis hirsuta Banks, 1898 -- synonymised by Muma, 1951: 130
Cleobis hirsuta
Banks, 1898: 291, fig. 31 original description
Pocock, 1902c: 67 (as Cleobis hirsutus [sic])
Roewer, 1934: 606 (synonymised by Muma, 1951: 130)
Cleobis texana Kraepelin, 1899 -- synonymised by Muma, 1951: 130
Cleobis texana
Kraepelin, 1899b: 239, figs 17a–b (synonymised by Muma, 1951: 130) original description
Ammotrecha texana (Kraepelin):
Kraepelin, 1901a: 112, fig. 83
Ammotrechula texana (Kraepelin):
Roewer, 1934: 602, figs 336f, 338b
Muma, 1976: 27
Muma, 1980a: 132
Distribution table
US (Arizona, New Mexico, Texas)
Type locality: San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico.


Locality Lat Lon
1 San José del Cabo 23.066666 -109.7
Type repository
  • Holotype female (MCZ).
Zoobank LSID


Banks, N. (1898). Arachnida from Baja California and other parts of Mexico. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (3) 1: 205–308. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1900). Synopses of North-American invertebrates. IX. The scorpions, solpugids and pedipalpi. American Naturalist 34: 421–427. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1901a). Some Arachnida from New Mexico. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 53: 568–597. -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1901b). Some spiders and other Arachnida from southern Arizona. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 23: 581–590. -- Show included taxa

Brookhart, J.O. & Brantley, S.L. (2000). Solpugids (Arachnida) of the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist 45: 443–449. -- Show included taxa

Brookhart, J.O. & Brookhart, I.P. (2006). An annotated checklist of continental North American Solifugae with type depositories, abundance, and notes on their zoogeography. Journal of Arachnology 34: 299–330. doi: -- Show included taxa

Comstock, J.H. (1913). The spider book. Doubleday, Page and Co., New York. -- Show included taxa

Gore, J.A. & Cushing, B.S. (1980). Observations on temporary foraging areas and burrows of the sun spider Ammotrechula penninsulana [sic] (Banks) (Arachnida: Solpugida). Southwestern Naturalist 25: 95–102. -- 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. (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

Muma, M.H. (1951). The arachnid order Solpugida in the United States. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 97: 35–141. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1966c). Feeding behavior of North American Solpugida (Arachnida). Florida Entomologist 49: 199–216. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1966d). Burrowing habits of North American Solpugida (Arachnida). Psyche, Cambridge 73: 251–260. doi: -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1967b). Basic behavior of North American Solpugida. Florida Entomologist 50: 115–123. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1970a). A synoptic review of North American, Central American, and West Indian Solpugida (Arthropoda: Arachnida). Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas 5: 1–62. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1974a). Maturity and reproductive isolation of common solpugids in North American deserts. Journal of Arachnology 2: 5–10. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1974b). Solpugid populations in southwestern New Mexico. Florida Entomologist 57: 385–392. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1974c). An annotated list of solpugids (Arachnida) in New Mexico. Bulletin of the New Mexico Academy of Science 15(2): 13–16. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1975b). Long term can trapping for population analyses of ground-surface, arid-land arachnids. Florida Entomologist 58: 257–270. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1976). A review of solpugid families with an annotated list of western hemisphere solpugids. Publication of the Office of Research, Western New Mexico University, Silver City 2: 1–33. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1979). Arid-grassland solpugid population variations in southwestern New Mexico. Florida Entomologist 62: 320–328. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1980a). Solpugid (Arachnida) populations in a creosotebush vs. a mixed plant association. Southwestern Naturalist 25: 129–136. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1980b). Comparison of three methods for estimating solpugid (Arachnida) populations. Journal of Arachnology 8: 267–270. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1982). Solpugida. In: Parker, S.P. (ed.) Synopsis and classification of living organisms McGraw-Hill, New York 2: 102–104. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1987). New species and records of Solpugida (Arachnida) from Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. Southwest Offset, Silver City. -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R.I. (1902c). Arachnida: Scorpiones, Pedipalpi, and Solifugae. In: Godman, F.D. and Salvin, O. (ed.) Biologia Centrali-Americana Taylor and Francis, London 3: 1–71. -- Show included taxa

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

Roewer, C.F. (1934). Solifugae, Palpigradi. In: Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Tierreichs. 5: Arthropoda. IV: Arachnoidea Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H., Leipzig 5(IV)(4)(4–5): 481–723. -- Show included taxa

Rowland, J.M. & Reddell, J.R. (1976). Annotated checklist of the arachnid fauna of Texas (excluding Acarida and Araneida). Occasional Papers of the Museum, Texas Technical University 38: 1–25. -- Show included taxa

Vázquez Rojas, I. (1996e). Solifugae. In: Llorente Bousquets, J.E., García Aldrete, A.N. and González Soriano, E. (ed.) Biodiversidad, taxonomía y biogeografía de artrópodos de México: hacia una síntesis de su conocimiento Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, D.F.: 75–78. -- Show included taxa

Vázquez-Rojas, I. (1995). Los aracnidos de Mexico parte 1: Ricinulei, Amblypygi, Solifugae, Palpigradi, Schizomida, Uropygi. Dugesiana 2: 15–37. -- Show included taxa


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