Biton (Biton) pallidus (Purcell, 1899)


Original combination: Daesia pallida

Subgenus Biton


Taxonomic references

Daesia pallida

Purcell, 1899: 392–393, figs 11, 11a original description
Kraepelin, 1901a: 97–98
Hewitt, 1919b: 54

Biton (Biton) pallidus (Purcell):

Harvey, 2003c: 223
Dippenaar-Schoeman, González Reyes and Harvey, 2006: 74

Distribution table
South Africa
Type locality: Eyties (as Eities), Great Bushman Land, Northern Cape, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Eyties -29.133333 19.283333
Type repository
  • Holotype female (or juv.) (South African Museum 2832)
Zoobank LSID


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

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

Purcell, W.F. (1899). New and little known South African Solifugae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 1: 381–432. -- Show included taxa


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