Solpuga capitulata Karsch 1885

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: 39

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scientific name

Solpuga capitulata Karsch 1885
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Solpuga capitulata Karsch 1885 

Fig. 21A– FView FIGURE 21

Karsch 1885: 136–137, fig. 7 (as Solpuga capitulata  nov. spec.)

Type locality and specimens. ♂, ♀ Aus der Ebene am Longidoberge, Massai-Land 

Dimensions. ♀ Long. 36 mm. [♂ lectotype 29.34; 36.00; ♀ paralectotype 28.73; 36.84]

Oldest label. Solpuga capitulata Karsch  , ♂ ♀, Original ex., Dr. G. A. Fischer l., Soc. Geogr. C. 19.I. 85, Ebene am Longidoberge ( Kraepelin handwriting). 

Additional label. Solpuga capitulata Karsch  , 1♂, 1♀ —Typus—O. Afrika, Roewer revid. 1932— No. 8518 ( Roewer handwriting). 

Type material. Lectotype ♂, paralectotype ♀ juvenile designated here (ZMH-A0000749).

Taxonomic remarks. Contra Weidner (1959: 111) ♂ holotype and ♀ paratype.

Collection remarks. The type locality refers to the flatlands at the base of Mount Longido in northern Tanzania. See Ceroma ornatum  for additional details.

Current systematic position. Solpugidae  , Zeria capitulata ( Karsch 1885)  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Solifugae

Family

Solpugidae

Genus

Solpuga