Solpuguna cervina (Purcell, 1899)


Original combination: Solpuga cervina


Genus type of Solpuguna Roewer, 1933

Taxonomic references

Solpuga cervina

Purcell, 1899: 415–417, figs 21, 21a original description
Kraepelin, 1899c: 377
Kraepelin, 1901a: 75–76, fig. 46
Purcell, 1902: 208
Werner, 1916: 96
Lampe, 1918: 208
Hewitt, 1919b: 32

Solpuguna cervina (Purcell):

Roewer, 1933: 442, figs 291b, b<1–3>
Zilch, 1946: 138
Lawrence, 1955: 165, 190
Lawrence, 1964c: n/a, fig. 4
Wharton, 1981: 75
Harvey, 2003c: 316
Dippenaar-Schoeman, González Reyes and Harvey, 2006: 86
Cushing, Casto, Knowlton, Royer, Laudier, Gaffin, Prendini and Brookhart, 2014: 512, figs 2g–h

Distribution table
South Africa
Type locality: Clanwilliam, Western Cape, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Clanwilliam -32.183333 18.9
Type repository
  • Holotype male (South African Museum 2845)
Zoobank LSID


Cushing, P.E., Casto, P., Knowlton, E.D., Royer, S., Laudier, D., Gaffin, D.D., Prendini, L. & Brookhart, J.O. (2014). Comparative morphology and functional significance of setae called papillae on the pedipalps of male camel spiders (Arachnida: Solifugae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 107: 510–520. 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

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

Lampe, E. (1918). Katalog der Skorpione, Pedipalpen und Solifugen des Naturhistorischen Museums in der Residenzstadt Wiesbaden. Jahrbücher des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde 70: 185–208. -- 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

Lawrence, R.F. (1964c). Four new South African Solifugae (Arachnida). Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 26: 355–365. -- Show included taxa

Purcell, W.F. (1899). New and little known South African Solifugae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 1: 381–432. -- 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

Werner, F. (1916). Über einige Skorpione und Gliederspinnen der Naturhistorischen Museums in Wiesbaden. Jahrbüchern des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde in Wiesbaden 69: 79–97. -- Show included taxa

Wharton, R.A. (1981). Namibian Solifugae (Arachnida). Cimbebasia Memoir 5: 1–87. -- Show included taxa

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


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