Zeria schweinfurthi (Karsch, 1880)


Original combination: Solpuga Schweinfurthi

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:47b88a35-eaca-410e-abf1-285ed753889e

Taxonomic references

Solpuga schweinfurthi

Karsch, 1880a: 239, fig. 12 original description
Pocock, 1897c: 267
Kraepelin, 1901a: 69, fig. 33
Werner, 1911: 194, fig. 31
Roewer, 1933: 464, figs 293f, f<1>
Lawrence, 1953: 970
Benoit, 1964: 97
Moritz and Fischer, 1980: 148

Zeria schweinfurthi (Karsch):

Harvey, 2002a: 455
Harvey, 2003c: 323
Dunlop, 2018: 455

Distribution table
South Sudan
Type locality: Jur River (as Djur), Warrap, South Sudan.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Jur River (approximate) 8.65 29.3
Type repository
  • Syntypes: 1 male, 1 female (ZMB 2386)
Zoobank LSID



Benoit, P.L.G. (1964). Contribution à l'étude des Solifuges du Soudan. Annals of the Natal Museum 16: 91–98. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (2002a). Nomenclatural notes on Solifugae, Amblypygi, Uropygi and Araneae (Arachnida). Records of the Western Australian Museum 20: 449–459. -- 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

Karsch, F. (1880a). Zur Kenntniss der Galeodiden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 46: 228–243. -- Show included taxa

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

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

Pocock, R.I. (1897c). On the genera and species of tropical African Arachnida of the order Solifugae, with notes upon the taxonomy and habits of the group. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 20: 249–272. -- 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. (1911). Scorpions and annulated spiders of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. In: Balfour, A. (ed.) Fourth report of the Wellcome Tropical Research Laboratories at the Gordon Memorial College Khartoum Department of Education, Sudan Government, Khartoum 4B: 179–194. -- Show included taxa

Dunlop, J.A. (2018). Smaller orders of Arachnida in Sudan: a literature review. Arachnology 17(9): 449-457. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2023-01-11 New taxonomic reference entry Dunlop, 2018