Biton (Biton) tigrinus Pocock, 1898


Original combination: Biton tigrinum

Subgenus Biton


Taxonomic references

Biton tigrinus

Pocock, 1898g: 522–523, plate XLII figs 14, 14a (as Biton tigrinum) original description
Roewer, 1933: 404, fig. 276e
Klann, Bird, Peretti, Gromov and Alberti, 2009: 92, 93, figs 7–9

Daesia tigrina (Pocock):

Kraepelin, 1901a: 93–94
Kraepelin, 1908c: 215, 219
Kraepelin, 1913: 195
Birula, 1926: 180, 211–215, figs 11a–c, 12a–b

Biton (Biton) tigrinus Pocock:

Harvey, 2003c: 225

Distribution table
Type locality: Samburu, Samburu, Kenya.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Samburu 0.616666 39.533333
Type repository
  • Holotype male (BMNH).
Zoobank LSID


Birula, A. (1926). On some species of the Solifugae from British East Africa and the various countries of North-East Africa. Annuaire du Musée Zoologique de l'Academie des Sciences de l'URSS 27: 175–218. -- 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

Klann, A.E., Bird, T., Peretti, A.V., Gromov, A.V. & Alberti, G. (2009). Ultrastructure of spermatozoa of solifuges (Arachnida, Solifugae): possible characters for their phylogeny? Tissue and Cell 41: 91–103. doi: -- Show included taxa

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

Kraepelin, K. (1908c). Die sekundären Geschlechtscharaktere der Skorpione, Pedipalpen und Solifugen. Mitteilungen aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg 25: 182–225. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1913). Neue Beiträge zur Systematik der Gliederspinnen. III. Mitteilungen aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg 30: 121–196. -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R.I. (1898g). On the scorpions, spiders, and solpugas collected by Mr. C. Steuart Betton in British East Africa. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1898: 497–524. -- 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


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