Galeodes elegans Roewer 1934

Harms, Danilo & Dupérré, Nadine, 2018, An annotated type catalogue of the camel spiders (Arachnida: Solifugae) held in the Zoological Museum Hamburg, Zootaxa 4375 (1), pp. 1-58: 36

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scientific name

Galeodes elegans Roewer 1934
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Galeodes elegans Roewer 1934 

Roewer 1934: 531 (as Galeodes elegans  nov. spec.)

Type locality and specimens. ♂, ♀— Makedonien ( Tal des Wardar und der Struma)—(vidi 3 ♂, 3♀, Typus)  .

Dimensions. ♂ Körperlänge 27 mm; Makedonien  . ♀ Korperlänge 27 mm; Makedonien 

Oldest label. Macedonien, Wardartal 1916, Fr. Ahlborn leg., ded. 22.xi.1923 (Unknown handwriting).

Additional label vial 1. Galeodes elegans  n. sp. 1♂, 1♀ (Typis) (♂ [illeg.]) Roewer det. 1932.— No. 9226 (Roewer handwriting).

Additional label vial 2. Galeodes elegans  n. sp. 1♂ Cotypis, Roewer det. 1932.— No. 9228 ( Roewer handwriting). 

Additional label vial 3. Galeodes elegans  n. sp. 1♀ — Cotypus, Roewer rv. 1932.— No. 9227 ( Roewer handwriting). 

Type material. Paralectotypes 1♂, 1♀ (ZMH-A0000197); syntype 1♂ (ZMH-A0000199); syntype 1♀ (ZMH- A 0000194). 

Taxonomic remarks. There are two males in the SMFAbout SMF collection (catalog no. 6923, 9902522) and one of these is a microscope slide. Zilch (1946: 144) mentions that the male from Wardartal in Makedonien (catalog no. 9902522) is the lectotype. The ZMHAbout ZMH specimens are part of the series and paralectotypes, following designation of the lectotype by Zilch (1946).

Collection remarks. The type locality is the area of the Vardar and Struma Rivers in Macedonia  . The specimen was collected by German zoologist and physicist Friedrich Ahlborn (1858–1937) who lived in Hamburg and was affiliated with the ZMHAbout ZMH for some time. 

Current systematic position. Galeodidae  , Galeodes elegans Roewer 1934  .

SMF

Forschungsinstitut und Natur-Museum Senckenberg

ZMH

Zoologisches Museum Hamburg

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Solifugae

Family

Galeodidae

Genus

Galeodes