Biton (Biton) pearsoni (Hewitt, 1914)


Original combination: Daesia pearsoni

Subgenus Biton


Taxonomic references

Daesia pearsoni

Hewitt, 1914a: 154–156, fig. 19 original description

Bitonella pearsoni (Hewitt):

Roewer, 1933: 407, fig. 279b
Lawrence, 1949b: 208

Biton pearsoni (Hewitt):

Lawrence, 1955: 185
Lawrence, 1963: 24
Wharton, 1981: 18, fig. 12

Biton (Biton) pearsoni (Hewitt):

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

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


Locality Lat Lon
1 Alt Wasserfall 27.183333 18.666666
Type repository
  • Holotype male (Transvaal Museum)
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. (1914a). Records and descriptions of the Arachnida of the collection. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 4: 146–159. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1949b). New species of Solifugae in the collection of the Transvaal Museum. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 21: 201–208. -- 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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