Hemiblossia kalaharica Kraepelin, 1908


Original combination: Hemiblossia kalaharica

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:48394eb1-57af-43a3-8fea-555c99be11c8

Genus type of Parablossia Roewer, 1933

Taxonomic references

Hemiblossia kalaharica

Kraepelin, 1908b: 279–280 original description
Weidner, 1959: 110
Hewitt, 1919b: 62
Moritz and Fischer, 1980: 144
Harvey, 2003c: 232
Harms and Dupérré, 2018: 20

Parablossia kalaharica (Kraepelin):

Roewer, 1933: 353, fig. 256b
Lawrence, 1955: 177

Hemiblossia sp. perhaps kalaharica Kraepelin:

Hewitt, 1935: 476

Distribution table

Realm: Africa

Type locality: Khakhea, Southern, Botswana.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Khakhea -24.7 23.5
Type repository
  • Syntype Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany Female (ZMB 15620)
  • Syntype Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany 2 juvenile females (ZMH-A0000184)
  • Syntype Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany Body parts dissected from ZMH specimen
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. (1919b). A short survey of the Solifugae of South Africa. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 7: 1–76. -- Show included taxa

Hewitt, J. (1935). Scientific results of the Vernay-Lang Kalahari Expedition, March to September, 1930. The trap-door spiders, scorpions and solifuges.. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 16: 459–479. -- 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

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

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

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

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

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