Solpugema tubicen (Kraepelin, 1911)


Original combination: Solpuga tubicen


Taxonomic references

Solpuga tubicen

Kraepelin, 1911: 102–103, figs 3a–d original description
Hewitt, 1914b: 166
Hewitt, 1919b: 39, plate VII fig. 35
Weidner, 1959: 111
Harms and Dupérré, 2018: 44, fig. 25a-f

Solpugema tubicen (Kraepelin):

Roewer, 1933: 476, figs 300b, b<1>
Lawrence, 1955: 200
Harvey, 2003c: 314
Dippenaar-Schoeman, González Reyes and Harvey, 2006: 85

Distribution table

Realm: Africa

South Africa
Type locality: Transvaal, South Africa.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Transvaal (IMPRECISE) -23 30
Type repository
  • Lectotype Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany Male (ZMH-A0000186)
  • Paralectotype Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany 1 female, 1 juvenile (ZMH-A0000186)
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. (1914b). Records of species of Solifugae in the collection of the Transvaal Museum and descriptions of several new species of the family Solpugidae. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 4: 160–167. -- 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. (1911). Neue Beiträge zur Systematik der Gliederspinnen. Mitteilungen aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg 28: 59–107. -- 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

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

Weidner, H. (1959). Die Entomologischen Sammlungen des Zoologischen Staatsinstituts und Zoologischen Museums Hamburg. I. Teil. Pararthropoda und Chelicerata I. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institute 57: 89–142. -- Show included taxa

Harms, D. & Dupérré, N. (2018). An annotated type catalogue of the camel spiders (Arachnida: Solifugae) held in the Zoological Museum Hamburg. Zootaxa 4375(1): 001–058. doi: -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2022-09-28 New taxonomic reference entry Harms and Dupérré, 2018
2022-09-28 Species updated Old value