Blossiana wachei Roewer 1933

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: 23-24

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4375.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:21EAF561-1B5D-47ED-810E-2E881FB4EA89

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/471E857F-1564-E41C-FF03-67B7FBFDF5D3

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scientific name

Blossiana wachei Roewer 1933
status

 

Blossiana wachei Roewer 1933 

Fig. 12 A –CView FIGURE 12 

Roewer 1933: 358, fig. 216a (as Blossiana wachei  nov. spec.)

Type locality and specimens. nur ♀— Abessinien (70 km nördl. Harrar )—(vidi 1♀, Typus)  .

Dimensions. Körperlänge 11 mm. [11.15; 13.83mm]

Oldest Label. Blossia  cf. spinosa E. Simon, 70 km n.w. von Harrar, Abessinien, E. Wache c. 9.IV.10 (Kraepelin handwriting). 

Additional label 1. Abessininen ca. 70 km NW v. Harrar, Sammelplatz 2. 24.XII.1909 – 15.I.1910. E. Wache leg., vend. 9. IV. 1910 (typewriter).

Additional label 2. Blossiana wachei  n.g. n. sp., 1♀ —Typus-Harrar-Wache leg. revid. 1931. Roewer—No. 8268 (Roewer handwriting).

Type material. Holotype ♀ (ZMH-A0000179).

Collection remarks. The type locality is the city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia. It is difficult to reconstruct the history behind the specimen but many museums hold specimens (insects, reptiles and birds) collected by E. Wache between 1907–1910. 

Current systematic position. Daesiidae  , Blossiana wachei Roewer 1933  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Solifugae

Family

Daesiidae

Genus

Blossiana