Metasolpuga picta (Kraepelin, 1899)

SPECIES |   ACCEPTED

Original combination: Solpuga picta

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:a70da65e-8f74-4e03-962c-14a01eef2763


Genus type of Metasolpuga Roewer, 1934

Taxonomic references

Solpuga picta

Kraepelin, 1899b: 219, figs 8a–b original description
Kraepelin, 1914b: 126
Hewitt, 1919b: 43
Moritz and Fischer, 1980: 146

Metasolpuga picta (Kraepelin):

Roewer, 1934: 494, figs 309a, c
Lawrence, 1955: 203
Lawrence, 1963: 25, fig. 12
Lawrence, 1965b: 4, fig. 2
Lawrence, 1967b: 9
Wharton, 1981: 67, fig. 80
Wharton, 1987: 364–380, figs 1–4
Punzo, 1998g: n/a, figs 4–4, 4–5
Harvey, 2003c: 303
Cushing, Casto, Knowlton, Royer, Laudier, Gaffin, Prendini and Brookhart, 2014: 512, figs 2e–f
Bird, Wharton and Prendini, 2015: n/a, fig. 1G
Bird, Chobolo and Ndaba, 2022: 2, fig. 1c
González-Moliné, 2015: 6


Synonyms
Solpuga nigrobraccata Purcell, 1899 -- synonymised by Kraepelin, 1901a: 81
LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:51799c0d-0381-4adb-b2a2-187f14beb2ba
Solpuga nigrobraccata
Purcell, 1899: 431–432, fig. 30 (Solpuga nigro-braccata) (synonymised by Kraepelin, 1901a: 81) original description
Distribution
Distribution table
Namibia
Type locality: Damaraland, Namibia.

Coordinates

Locality Lat Lon
1 Damaraland (IMPRECISE) -20 14
Type repository
  • Holotype female (ZMB 8006)
Zoobank LSID

urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:A6FE6F19-0616-4783-B5F1-67B88A7DB7DB

References

Bird, T.L., Wharton, R.A. & Prendini, L. (2015). Cheliceral morphology in Solifugae (Arachnida): primary homology, terminology and character survey.. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 394: 1–355. doi: https://doi.org/10.1206/916.1 -- Show included taxa

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: https://doi.org/10.1603/AN13140 -- 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. (1899b). Zur Systematik der Solifugen. Mitteilungen aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg 16: 197–259. -- Show included taxa

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

Kraepelin, K. (1914b). Skorpiones und Solifugae. In: Michaelsen, W. (ed.) Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Land- und Süsswasserfauna Deutsch-Südwestafrikas ergebnisse der Hamburger deutsch-südwestaftrikanischen Studienreise 1911 L. Friederischen & Co., Hamburg: 107–136. -- 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. (1963). The Solifugae of South West Africa. Cimbebasia 8: 1–28. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1965b). New and little known Arachnida from the Namib Desert, S.W. Africa. Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station 27: 1–12. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1967b). Additions to the fauna of South West Africa: solifuges, scorpions and Pedipalpi. Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station 34: 1–19. -- 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

Punzo, F. (1998g). The biology of camel-spiders (Arachnida, Solifugae). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston. -- 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

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

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

Wharton, R.A. (1987). Biology of the diurnal Metasolpuga picta (Kraepelin) (Solifugae, Solpugidae) compared with that of nocturnal species. Journal of Arachnology 14: 363–383. -- Show included taxa

Bird, T.L., Chobolo, L.L. & Ndaba, A. (2022). Southern African vernacular names of Solifugae (Arachnida) and their meanings. African Entomology: e10696. doi: https://doi.org/10.17159/2254-8854/2022/a10696 -- Show included taxa

González-Moliné, A.L. (2015). Clase Arachnida. Orden Solifugae. Revista electrónica - Ibero Diversidad Entomológica @ccesible 19: 1-14. -- Show included taxa

Logs
Date Type Reference Old value
2022-09-17 New taxonomic reference entry González-Moliné, 2015
2022-09-10 New taxonomic reference entry Bird, Chobolo and Ndaba, 2022