Blossia filicornis Hewitt, 1914


Original combination: Blossia filicornis


Taxonomic references

Blossia filicornis

Hewitt, 1914a: 158–159, figs 21–22 original description
Hewitt, 1919b: 59
Hewitt, 1934: 406
Wharton, 1981: 25, fig. 26
Harvey, 2003c: 215

Blossiola filicornis (Hewitt):

Roewer, 1933: 370, fig. 263e
Lawrence, 1955: 180
Lawrence, 1963: 18, 24

Distribution table
Type locality: Alt Wasserfall, Karas, Namibia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Alt Wasserfall 27.183333 18.666666
Type repository
  • Syntypes: 2 males (Transvaal Museum)
Zoobank LSID


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

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

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


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