Eremobates formicarius (C.L. Koch, 1842)


Original combination: Gluvia formicaria


Taxonomic references

Gluvia formicaria

Koch, 1842: 356 original description
Koch, 1847: 99–100, fig. 1487
Koch, 1850: 98
Karsch, 1880a: n/a, fig. 18
Putnam, 1883: 268
Comstock, 1913: 37
Muma, 1951: 120–121

Datames formicarius (C.L. Koch):

144, Simon, 1879x (reference missing)

Eremobates formicaria (C.L. Koch):

Banks, 1900: 426
Kraepelin, 1901a: 126–127 (as Eremobates formicarius [sic])
Pocock, 1902c: 62–63 (as Eremobates formicarius [sic])
Turner, 1916: 160–168, ? (not seen) (probably misidentified; see Muma, 1966a: 23)
Nisbet, 1917: 22, figs 1–4
Nesbet, 1921: 14
Cloudsley-Thompson, 1968: 111, 120
Brookhart and Muma, 1981: 292
Muma, 1987: 20 (as Eremobates formicarius [sic])
Vázquez-Rojas, 1995: 31 (as Eremobates formicarius [sic])
Vázquez Rojas, 1996e: 76 (as Eremobates formicarius [sic])
Harvey, 2003c: 239 (as Eremobates formicarius [sic])
Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006: 307 (as Eremobates formicarius [sic])

Datames formicaria (C.L. Koch):

Barrows, 1925: 495, figs 26, 28–29

Eremopus formicarius (C.L. Koch):

Roewer, 1934: 565, figs 324m, 326b

Not Datames cfr. formicarius (C.L. Koch):

Kraepelin, 1899c: 378 (misidentification, see Eremobates fagei (Roewer))

Distribution table
Type locality: Puebla (as Pribla [sic]), Puebla, Mexico.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Puebla 19.033333 -98.2
Type repository
Zoobank LSID


Banks, N. (1900). Synopses of North-American invertebrates. IX. The scorpions, solpugids and pedipalpi. American Naturalist 34: 421–427. -- Show included taxa

Barrows, W.M. (1925). Modification and development of the arachnid palpal claw, with especial reference to spiders. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 18: 483–516. -- Show included taxa

Brookhart, J.O. & Brookhart, I.P. (2006). An annotated checklist of continental North American Solifugae with type depositories, abundance, and notes on their zoogeography. Journal of Arachnology 34: 299–330. doi: -- Show included taxa

Brookhart, J.O. & Muma, M.H. (1981). The pallipes species-group of Eremobates Banks (Solpugida: Arachnida) in the United States. Florida Entomologist 64: 283–308. -- Show included taxa

Cloudsley-Thompson, J.L. (1968). Spiders, scorpions, centipedes and mites. Pergamon Press, Oxford. [revised edition] -- Show included taxa

Comstock, J.H. (1913). The spider book. Doubleday, Page and Co., New York. -- 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

Karsch, F. (1880a). Zur Kenntniss der Galeodiden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 46: 228–243. -- Show included taxa

Koch, C.L. (1842). Systematische Uebersicht über die familie der Galeoden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 8: 350–356. -- Show included taxa

Koch, C.L. (1847). Die Arachniden. Getreu nach der Natur Abgebildet und Beschrieben. J.L. Lotzbeck, Nürnberg 15. -- Show included taxa

Koch, C.L. (1850). Übersicht des Arachnidensystems. J.L. Lotzbeck, Nürnberg 5. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1899c). Catalogue des Solifuges (?) des collections du Muséum d'histoire Naturelle de Paris. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 5: 376–378. -- Show included taxa

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

Muma, M.H. (1951). The arachnid order Solpugida in the United States. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 97: 35–141. -- Show included taxa

Muma, M.H. (1987). New species and records of Solpugida (Arachnida) from Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. Southwest Offset, Silver City. -- Show included taxa

Nesbet, J. (1921). A list of California Arachnida. IV. Solpugida. Journal of Entomology and Zoology, Pomona College 14: 14–15. -- Show included taxa

Nisbet, J. (1917). Solpugids from the Claremont-Laguna region. Journal of Entomology and Zoology, Pomona College 9: 22–25. -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R.I. (1902c). Arachnida: Scorpiones, Pedipalpi, and Solifugae. In: Godman, F.D. and Salvin, O. (ed.) Biologia Centrali-Americana Taylor and Francis, London 3: 1–71. -- Show included taxa

Putnam, J.D. (1883). The Solpugidae of America. Papers of J. Duncan Putnam, arranged for publication by Herbert Osborn.. Proceedings of the Davenport Academy of Natural Sciences 3: 249–310. -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C.F. (1934). Solifugae, Palpigradi. In: Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Tierreichs. 5: Arthropoda. IV: Arachnoidea Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H., Leipzig 5(IV)(4)(4–5): 481–723. -- Show included taxa

Turner, C.H. (1916). Notes on the feeding behavior and oviposition of a captive American false-spider (Eremobates formicaria Koch). Journal of Animal Behavior 6: 160–168. -- Show included taxa

Vázquez Rojas, I. (1996e). Solifugae. In: Llorente Bousquets, J.E., García Aldrete, A.N. and González Soriano, E. (ed.) Biodiversidad, taxonomía y biogeografía de artrópodos de México: hacia una síntesis de su conocimiento Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, D.F.: 75–78. -- Show included taxa

Vázquez-Rojas, I. (1995). Los aracnidos de Mexico parte 1: Ricinulei, Amblypygi, Solifugae, Palpigradi, Schizomida, Uropygi. Dugesiana 2: 15–37. -- Show included taxa


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