Lipophaga trispinosa Purcell, 1903


Original combination: Lipophaga trispinosa


Genus type of Lipophaga Purcell, 1903

Taxonomic references

Lipophaga trispinosa

Purcell, 1903a: 11–12, fig. 8 original description
Hewitt, 1919b: 65
Roewer, 1933: 321, fig. 236t
Zilch, 1946: 124
Lawrence, 1955: 169
Dean and Griffin, 1993: 93
Harvey, 2003c: 280
Dippenaar-Schoeman, González Reyes and Harvey, 2006: 79

Distribution table
South Africa
Type locality: Stompneus and Soldatenpost, Saint Helena Bay, Western Cape, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Stompneus -32.733333 17.983333
Type repository
  • Syntypes: 5 male, 1 female, 3 juv. (South African Museum 10091)
Zoobank LSID


Dean, W.R.J. & Griffin, E. (1993). Seasonal activity patterns and habitats in Solifugae (Arachnida) in the southern Karoo, South Africa. South African Journal of Zoology 28: 91–94. doi: -- Show included taxa

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

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

Purcell, W.F. (1903a). Descriptions of new genera and species of South African Solpugidae. Annals of the South African Museum 3: 1–12. -- 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

Zilch, A. (1946). Katalog der Solifugen (Arach.) des Senckenberg-Museums. Senckenbergiana 27: 119–154. -- Show included taxa


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