Hexisopus reticulatus Purcell, 1902


Original combination: Hexisopus reticulatus

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:b0e03682-e5af-45be-b1f5-de7112842afc

Taxonomic references

Hexisopus reticulatus

Purcell, 1902: 222–223, figs 9a–b original description
Hewitt, 1919b: 69
Roewer, 1933: 333, fig. 241c
Lawrence, 1955: 172
Wharton, 1981: 52, fig. 51
Harvey, 2003c: 283
Dippenaar-Schoeman, González Reyes and Harvey, 2006: 80

Distribution table
South Africa
Type locality: near Orange River, between Bysteek and the Great Falls at Aughrabies, Northern Cape, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 midway between Bysteek and Aughrabies -28.666666 20.133333
Type repository
  • Holotype male (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. (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. (1902). On some South African Arachnida belonging to the orders Scorpiones, Pedipalpi, and Solifugae. Annals of the South African Museum 2: 137–225. -- 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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