Zeria recta (Hewitt, 1919)


Original combination: Solpuga lethalis recta

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:e4b21872-c564-40d1-a52f-7ff384a48f82

Taxonomic references

Solpuga lethalis var. recta

Hewitt, 1919b: 24–25, figs 2b, plate 7 fig. 37 (as Solpuga lethalis var. rectus [sic]) original description
Lawrence, 1928: 262 (as Solpuga lethalis var. rectus [sic])

Solpuga recta Hewitt:

Roewer, 1933: 460, fig. 292a<2>
Roewer, 1941: 150
Zilch, 1946: 134
Lawrence, 1953: 969
Roewer, 1954a: 263
Lawrence, 1955: 166, 193
Lawrence, 1960a: 126
Lawrence, 1963: 21, 25
Lamoral, 1975: 136, plate 1c

Zeria recta (Hewitt):

Wharton, 1981: 77, figs 77, 84
Harvey, 2003c: 322

Distribution table
Type locality: Windhoek (as Windhuk), Komas, Namibia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Windhoek -22.566666 17.083333
Type repository
  • Holotype male (Transvaal Museum)

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

Lamoral, B.H. (1975). The structure and possible function of the flagellum in four species of male solifuges of the family Solpugidae. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Arachnological Congress Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam, Amsterdam: 136–141. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1928). Contributions to a knowledge of the fauna of South-West Africa. VII. Arachnida (part 2). Annals of the South African Museum 25: 217–312. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1953). A collection of African Solifugae in the British Museum (Natural History). Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 122: 955–972. -- 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. (1960a). The Solifugae (Arachnida) of Angola. Companhia de Diamantes de Angola, Publiçacões Culturais 51: 107–128. -- Show included taxa

Lawrence, R.F. (1963). The Solifugae of South West Africa. Cimbebasia 8: 1–28. -- 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

Roewer, C.F. (1941). Solifugen 1934–1940. Veröffentlichungen des Deutschen Kolonial Ubersee-Museums, Bremen 3: 97–192. -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C.F. (1954a). Über einige Solifugen und Pedipalpen der äthiopische Region. Annales du Musée du Congo Belge, Sciences Zoologiques (4) 1: 262–268. -- 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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