Solpuga ornithorhyncha Hewitt, 1914


Original combination: Solpuga ornithorhyncha


Junior synonym of: Solpugista hastata Kraepelin, 1899

Taxonomic references

Solpuga ornithorhyncha

Hewitt, 1914a: 151–153, fig. 17(1–3) original description
Hewitt, 1919b: 42, plate V fig. 19
Roewer, 1934: 501, figs 310b, b<1–2> (synonymised by Lawrence, 1955: 202)

Distribution table
Type locality: Kraikluft, Karas, Namibia. between Kraikluft and Sandmund, Karas, Namibia. Narudas Süd, Karas, Namibia.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Kraikluft (waterhole) -27.216666 18.766666
Type repository
  • Syntypes: 4 males (Transvaal Museum)
Zoobank LSID


Hewitt, J. (1914a). Records and descriptions of the Arachnida of the collection. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 4: 146–159. -- 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

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. (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


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