Blossia falcifera Kraepelin, 1908

SPECIES |   ACCEPTED

Original combination: Blossia falcifera

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:dd832a3b-e4fe-45d5-915a-826f190eb918


Taxonomic references

Blossia falcifera

Kraepelin, 1908b: 277–278, fig. 8 original description
Hewitt, 1914a: 15
Kraepelin, 1914b: 128
Hewitt, 1919b: 57–58, fig. 10a (in part; see Blossia falcifera quibensis Hewitt)
Hewitt, 1934: 404
Lawrence, 1942: 408
Weidner, 1959: 108
Lawrence, 1962a: 219a
Moritz and Fischer, 1980: 141
Wharton, 1981: 25, fig. 25
Griffin, 1990: 77–81, fig. 3
Harvey, 2003c: 214
Dippenaar-Schoeman, González Reyes and Harvey, 2006: 76
Harms and Dupérré, 2018: 18-19

Blossiola falcifera (Kraepelin):

Roewer, 1933: 370, fig. 262a
Roewer, 1941: 132–133
Lawrence, 1955: 156
Lawrence, 1963: 18, 24


Synonyms
Blossia falcifera dolichognathus Hewitt, 1919 -- synonymised by Lawrence, 1942: 408
LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:724ca149-e215-48b0-afcb-6d3b6018e3d5
Blossia falcifera var. dolichognathus
Hewitt, 1919b: 58, fig. 10b original description
Hewitt, 1934: 405 (synonymised by Lawrence, 1942: 408)
Blossia falcifera dolichognathus Hewitt:
Hewitt, 1921: 10, fig. 4
Lawrence, 1955: 180
Distribution
Distribution table
Namibia
South Africa
Zimbabwe
Type locality: southern Hereroland (near Waterberg), Namibia.

Coordinates

Locality Lat Lon
1 southern Hereroland (IMPRECISE) -22 20
Type repository
  • Syntype Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany 2 females, 2 juveniles (ZMH-A0000211)
  • Syntype Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany 1 male, 4 females (ZMB 15534)
Zoobank LSID

urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:6A79331B-8460-4D60-8B8C-A229C77E6315

References

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

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

Hewitt, J. (1914a). Records and descriptions of the Arachnida of the collection. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 4: 146–159. -- 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

Hewitt, J. (1921). On some lizards and arachnids of Natal. Annals of the Durban Museum 3: 3–11. -- Show included taxa

Hewitt, J. (1934). On several solifuges, scorpions, and a trapdoor spider from South West Africa. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 15: 401–412. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1908b). Skorpione und Solifugen. In: Schultze, L. (ed.) Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika G. Fischer, Jena 13: 247–282. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1914b). Skorpiones und Solifugae. In: Michaelsen, W. (ed.) Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Land- und Süsswasserfauna Deutsch-Südwestafrikas ergebnisse der Hamburger deutsch-südwestaftrikanischen Studienreise 1911 L. Friederischen & Co., Hamburg: 107–136. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1942). A collection of scorpions and solifuges in the Transvaal Museum, with notes on two Natal solifuges. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 20: 399–408. -- 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. (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

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

Roewer, C.F. (1941). Solifugen 1934–1940. Veröffentlichungen des Deutschen Kolonial Ubersee-Museums, Bremen 3: 97–192. -- 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

Wharton, R.A. (1981). Namibian Solifugae (Arachnida). Cimbebasia Memoir 5: 1–87. -- 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: https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4375.1.1 -- Show included taxa

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